Lucille Dickens, age 80 of Erie, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at Hamot Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born in Quitman, Georgia, a daughter of the late Alex and Lizzie Mae McWilliams Jackson. Lucille attended Quitman Public School in Georgia. She worked at Hamot Medical Center, Marine Bank, and retired from Saint Vincent Health Center. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, Bayview Congregation. Her hobbies included collecting dolls and flowers as well as gardening and shopping. She enjoyed her family very much, especially spending time with her grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughters, Mary Louise Dickens, Ernestine "Tina" Dickens; and a grandson, Dyrral Dickens. Survivors include her husband Ernest Dickens; eight sons, Henry, Ernest, Jr., Larry, John, and Curtis (Carol) Dickens all of Erie, David (Charmaine) Dickens of Cleveland, Ohio, Anthony (Sherry) Dickens of Randallstown, Md., and Edward Dickens of Ocala, Fla.; two daughters, Annette (Charles) Dickens-Bowles of Vienna, Va., and Loretta Klugh of Butler, Pa.; a sister-in-law, Bessie Evans; and brother-in-law Felden Dickens of Jesup, Ga.; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, relatives, and a host of friends. Friends may call at the Burton Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 602 West 10th Street, on Friday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and are invited to services there on Saturday at 10 a.m. with Elder Colin Noble officiating. Burial in Erie Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Bayview Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, 621 West 2nd Street, Erie, PA 16507. Send condolences at www.Burtonfuneralhome.com.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Dec. 15, 2010