Jerry Dee Dickerson (1930-2018)

October 05, 2018

Services for Jerry Dee Dickerson, 88, Grand Saline, were scheduled for 4 p.m., Friday, September 28, 2018, at Bartley Funeral Home with Judge Don Kirkpatrick officiating.

Interment will follow in Creagleville Cemetery.

Mr. Dickerson passed away September 24, 2018, in Grand Saline. He was born February 2, 1930, in Edgewood to John "Doc" & Mildred Niemyer Dickerson. Jerry lived in Grand Saline all his life where he graduated from Grand Saline High School in 1946 and served as their Class President and was a member of Sand Flat Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. He served 2 years in the US Army during the Korean War. Jerry worked 37+ years for Morton Salt Co and worked for R. York Motor Company. He hauled hay, cut wood, raised cattle and built "pole barns" all over Wood, Van Zandt and Rains County. Mr. Dickerson is preceded in death by his parents; wife of 63 years, Doris Jane Land Dickerson; daughter, Becky Kindle; grandson, Jerry Michael Dickerson; brother, Terry Lee Dickerson; and sister, JoAnn Allen.

Survivors include his son, Mark Dickerson and wife LuAnn of Grand Saline; brother, Freddy Dickerson and wife Francis of Pruitt; sister, Sandra Lou Earnhart of Kaufman; five grandchildren, Sara Engelking, Clint & Rachel Dickerson, Sam & Laura Dickerson, Lance & Angela Kindle and Emmitt & Ally Kindle; six great-grandchildren, Lauren Engelking, Colt Kindle, Jett Kindle, Ella Broce Dickerson, Kori Kindle and Adeline Dickerson; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers were Clint Dickerson, Sam Dickerson, Lance Kindle, Emmitt Kindle, Leroy Wells and Terry Lynn Dickerson.

Honorary pallbearers were be William Neal, James Giles, Thomas Kindle, Tommy Erwin and Don Whatley.

Memorials may be made to Creagleville Cemetery Association.

The family received friends 6-8 p.m., Thursday, at Bartley Funeral Home.