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Dorothy C. Dickson

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Dorothy C. Dickson

MT. PLEASANT, TX - Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy C. Dickson, age 91, will be held Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 2:00 PM in Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Roy Dale Strother officiating. Interment will follow in Waldo Cemetery, Waldo, AR under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill, LA.

Visitation will begin Friday, November 9, 2012 at 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Mrs. Dickson was born October 12, 1921 in Stamps, AR to Arnold and Nina Earl Fields Callicott and passed away Monday, November 5, 2012 in Mt. Pleasant, TX. She had been a resident of this area since 1949, was a faithful member Calvary Baptist Church and was a retired school teacher of 26 years of Browning Elementary School where she taught second grade. Mrs. Dickson was a graduate of Stamps High School, South Arkansas University, Tech and Auburn.

She was also a member of Good Sam's Club, Classy Contessas Red Hat Society, has won the Teacher of the Year Award and loved kids and making learning fun.

She is survived by her daughter, Donna Yocum of Daingerfield, TX; grandson, Tommy Yocum of Diana, TX, Andy Yocum and wife, Ning of Houston, TX, David Yocum and wife, Laurie of Chandler, AZ, Michael Yocum and wife, Cindy of Daingerfield, TX; great grandchildren, Mitchel, Allison, William, Ashleigh; brother, James David Callicott and wife, Doris of Sevierville, TN and a host of nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Dickson was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul E. Dickson; infant daughter, Marsha Lynn Dickson and brothers, Richard and Walter Callicott.

Honoring her as pallbearers will be her grandsons and great grandsons, Tommy Yocum, Andy Yocum, David Yocum, Michael Yocum, Mitchel Yocum and William Yocum. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Harold "Smiley" Nehls, B.T. "Joe" Powell and Harold McEachern.

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Published in Shreveport Times on Nov. 9, 2012
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