ATLANTA, Texas—Vernon Lee Dickerson, 69, of Douglassville, Texas,
died Saturday, February 11, 2011, in a Linden Hospital.
Mr. Dickerson was born November 16, 1942 in Douglassville, Texas to
the Late Grover and Mamie Dickerson. On August 10, 1961 he married
his Sweetheart of 50 years, Queen Lockhart Dickerson. To this union
five children were conceived. Mr. Dickerson was preceded in death by
his parents; grandson, Tracey Williams; son-in-law, John Gipson;
brother, Grover C Dickerson, Jr.
Survivors include: His wife, Queen Dickerson; Five children,
Ed(Doris) Dickerson of Texarkana, Diana Dickerson of Douglassville,
Kathryn Gipson and Sandra (Donald) Ryan of Texarkana and Diana Casteel
of Douglassville. Seven grand children, Darell (Jennifer) Williams of
Queen City, Latoya Young of Douglassville, Tiffany(Frank) Cochran of
Texarkan, Ashley Haire of Atlanta, LaTisha Haire of Douglassville,
Shaunta Dickerson and Daniel Ryan of Texarkana; 10 grandchildrens;
Three sisters: Pearlie Oliver and Annie (Austin) Shackleford of
Douglassville, and Rosie Kidd of Atlanta; Five brothers: A.D
Dickerson of Domino, Turner (Lisa) Dickerson of Atlanta, Willie
Dickerson of Douglassville, Wesley Dickerson of Atlanta and Johnny
(Georgia) Dickerson of Springdale. A hos of nieces, nephews cousin,
Services will be 12 p.m. Saturday, February 18 at Gum Springs CME
Church with Pastor Diana Casteel officiating. Burial will be in Gum
Springs Community Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral
Viewing will be noon to 5 p.m.Friday, February 17 at the funeral home.
Online registration is at colemanatlantafuneralhome.com.