Dickson, Jimmie Florence (1999)

Obituary of Jimmie Florence Dickson ~ 1999

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Jimmie Florence Dickson, 92, wife of the late Dr. Bryan A. Dickson of Marion died Sunday April 25, 1999 in the McDowell Hospital.  Born to the late James P. and Minnie Parkman Florence, she was a graduate of the University of Georgia.  She taught school at Cross Mill Elementary School and was a former member of the Marion City School Board.  Following her professional career, she was a homemaker.  She was active in the blood donor program for the Red Cross and was also a member of First Presbyterian Church of Marion, where she was very active in the Women of the Church.

Surviving is a son and daughter-in-law Charles B. and Harriett Dickson of Marion, VA; a sister Estelle Florence Anderson of Augusta, GA; two granddaughters, Caroline Angstadt of Rural Retreat, VA and Elizabeth McCurry of Asheville; and two great granddaughters, Cassandra and Christina Angstadt.

Funeral services will be held at 11 o’clock on Wednesday April 28, 1999 at First Presbyterian Church of Marion.  The Rev. Dr. Larry Sizemore will officiate and burial will be in McDowell Memorial Park.

Memorial donations may be made to Women of Presbyterian Church First Presbyterian Church of Marion 124 West Fort Street Marion, NC 28752 or to the charity of your choice.  Westmoreland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday April 28, 1999 Volume 5 # 17