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Velma E. Stevens Dickerson
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Birth: Jan. 14, 1947
Alexander County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 12, 2009
Union County
Illinois, USA

JONESBORO, Ill. Velma E. Dickerson, 62, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at her home.

She was born Jan. 14, 1947, in Alexander County, Ill., daughter of Marion and Alberta Johnson Stevens. She and Mearl Dickerson were married May 1, 1964, in Elco, Ill. He died Aug. 2, 1997.

Dickerson was a resident of Edwardsville, Ill., 43 years before moving to Jonesboro. She retired as a cook with the Edwardsville School District. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Edwardsville.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Beth and Kevin Hileman of Jonesboro, Lisa and Mark Jorden of South Roxana, Ill.; four brothers, Wesley Rhymer of Dongola, Ill., Aaron Stevens of Rock Falls, Ill., Charlie Johnson of Chicago, Marion Stevens of Olive Branch, Ill.; five sisters, Mary Williams of Vienna, Ill., Irma Story of Metropolis, Ill., Barbara Foster of Goreville, Ill., Alberta Stevens of Park Ridge, Ill., Patricia Warner of Sherwood, Ark.; special friends, Cathy and Andy Smoraty of Warden, Ill.; three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenny and Billy Stevens; a half brother, Jim Rhymer; and two sisters, Minnie Smith and Linda Price.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Everett Owens and Barbara Owens officiating. Interment will be in Cummins Cemetery near McClure, Ill.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 seMissourian 
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  Mearl Samuel Dickerson (1938 - 1997)*
*Calculated relationship
Cummins Cemetery
Alexander County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Times Up
Record added: May 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37037978
Velma E. <i>Stevens</i> Dickerson
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- Times Up
 Added: May. 13, 2009

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