THURSTON, Katherine "Cricket" Dickens, 54, of Chester, Va., passed away November 29, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her mother, Jean H. Dickens, Richmond; uncle, Fred Harrison and wife, Donna, of Clearwater, Fla.; cousins, Mike, Lynn, Susie, Debbie, Scottie; and many friends. Kathy was predeceased by her father, Jimmy L. Dickens. She is remembered for her charisma, enthusiasm and "can do" attitude. A Celebration of Kathy's Life will be December 14, at 2 p.m. at the West End Assembly of God church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to SPCA or the church Missions program. Reception follows in the Fellowship Hall.
Published in Richmond Times-Dispatch on December 9, 2012