Vernon Lee Dickerson

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,
and friends.

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.

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3 Responses to Vernon Lee Dickerson

  1. Debbie Easley says:

    I worked with Vernon for nearly ten years at Kerr-McGee.
    He was one of the kindest men around. He will be missed.
    I am praying for Ms Queenie & his children during this
    difficult time.

    Debbie Easley

    • Diana Dickerson Casteel says:

      Thanks Ms. Debbie. It has been one month today that my dad transitioned from labor to reward and it has not been easy but each day gets better and better.

      May God continue to Bless you is my prayer…

      Diana Casteel – the youngest of five children

  2. James R. Henderson says:

    May God bless the family and friend

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