Gainesville - Bettye J. Dickerson, 64, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 at Shands Hospital at U of F. She was born in Gainesville, and was a member of Hall Chapel United Methodist Church.

Her memory will live on in the hearts of husband Neal Dickerson, Gainesville, FL; two sons Terry Washington, and Anthony Hawkins (Kathy) both of Gainesville, FL; daughter Gavina Dickerson, Gainesville, FL; two sisters, Gail Peppers, (William) Hawthorne, FL, Cynthia Cooper, Gainesville, FL; four brothers Frederick Cooper (Brenda) Hawthorne, FL, Charles Cooper, (Cora) Wayne Cooper, (Shirlene) both of Gainesville, FL, Vondell Cooper, Hawthorne, FL; 8 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Dickerson will be held at 2:30PM Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Upper Room Church of God In Christ Supt. Karl Anderson & Shepherdess Pearlie Shelton Pastors, Brother Don Dickerson Eulogist. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery under the care of Chestnut Funeral Home 18 N.W. 8th Ave Gainesville, FL.

Visitation Friday Chestnut Memorial Chapel 2:00-7:00 PM and on Saturday in the church one hour before the service The cortege will form at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Dickerson 2606 N.E. 11th Place at 1:45 PM.

"A Chestnut Service"

Published in Gainesville Sun from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 2013