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Grover C Dickenson
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Birth: Dec. 14, 1923
Big Stone Gap
Wise County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 2011
Big Stone Gap
Wise County
Virginia, USA

Grover C. Dickenson
BORN: December 14, 1923
DIED: December 29, 2011
LOCATION: Big Stone Gap, Virginia

Dickenson, Grover C., 88, of the Crackers Neck Community of Big Stone Gap, VA, passed away on Thursday (December 29, 2011) at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Big Stone Gap.

He was a lifelong resident of the Crackers Neck Community. Grover was a well respected carpenter in the area. He was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Verna Dickenson; two sons, Billy Dickenson and Donald Dickenson; a grandson, Jordan Dickenson; his parents, Van Buren "Dave" and Rosie (Shupe) Dickenson; and several brothers and sisters.

Surviving are two daughters, Flossie Spears, his devoted caregiver, of Big Stone Gap, and Mary Ann Flannary of Kingsport, TN; four sons, Paul (Peggy Dorton) Dickenson, Roger (Marketta) Dickenson, Ronald (Pat) Dickenson, all of Dryden, VA and Terry (Kathy) Dickenson of Big Stone Gap; 12 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Margaret Delph of Centerville, VA and Rose (Bruce) Dickenson of Big Stone Gap; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Johnny Murray, Sr. of Big Stone Gap.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Heritage Hall Healthcare in Big Stone Gap and to Dr. Lawrence Fleenor and staff for their compassionate care.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Saturday at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) in Big Stone Gap.

The funeral service will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor James Holcomb and Pastor Bill Hughes officiating.

Committal services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday at the Barker's Cemetery in the Crackers Neck Community of Big Stone Gap. The family and friends will meet at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. on Sunday.

To view the obituary and online registry, please visit

Holding Funeral Home is honored to serve the Dickenson family.

Holding Funeral Home
17 E 3rd St N
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-1470
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Funeral Service

December 31, 2011
6:00 PM

Family links: 
  Van Buren Dickenson (1881 - 1963)
  Rosa Amanda Shupe Dickenson (1884 - 1925)
  Verna Helen Lanly Dickenson (1922 - 2007)
  Billy M Dickenson (1950 - 1950)*
  Donald G Dickenson (1961 - 1979)*
  Anna Maude Dickenson Bryant (1908 - 1994)*
  Robert Vincent Dickenson (1916 - 1997)*
  Nell Naomi Dickenson Wells (1917 - 2001)*
  James Axley Dickenson (1921 - 2008)*
  Grover C Dickenson (1923 - 2011)
  Edward Swanson Dickenson (1930 - 2002)**
  Leonard Lewis Dickenson (1931 - 1991)**
*Calculated relationship
Barker Cemetery
Cracker Neck
Wise County
Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Dianna Taylor
Originally Created by: Mark Browning
Record added: Apr 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68962980
Grover C Dickenson
Added by: Dianna Taylor
Grover C Dickenson
Added by: Mark Browning
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 Added: Jun. 28, 2012

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