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Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Tuesday August 14th, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am

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Tuesday August 14th, 2018

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Thelma Tickle Dickens

Reidsville: Thelma Tickle Dickens, 92, went home to be with The Lord on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at Brookdale Senior Living of Reidsville. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at Roselawn Memorial Gardens with Rev. Joel Locklear officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the grave. Mrs. Dickens was born in Rockingham County and the daughter of the late Ashby Odell and Mary Diamond Tickle. She was retired from the American Tobacco Company with over 38 years of service. Mrs. Dickens was a longtime and faithful member of College Park Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school, sang in the choir and was a youth leader. She graduated from Bethany High School in 1944 and married the love of her life, Ernest Dickens in 1946. She was passionate about her flowers, her yard, sewing and her family. Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Ernest; her sisters, Yvonne Tickle, Joan Tickle Holland and Lucy Tickle Walker; her brothers, Odell, Hampton, Pervis, Garland and Melvin Tickle. Mrs. Dickens is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Dickens of Reidsville; her son, Berkley Dickens and wife, Deborah of Charlotte; her sister, Treva Tickle Gregg; her brothers, Stewart Tickle and wife, Betty and Kenneth Tickle and wife, Kay all of Reidsville and a large extended family. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405. Wilkerson Funeral Home is assisting the family and condolences may be made to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com.

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A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Tickle Dickens

Bruce Webb Aug 14 2018 7:52 PM

Bonnie and Berkley, I know how you feel today. I lost my mom and dad much earlier than you did but we know that God has a plan for each of us. You have my prayers. Would love to see you both but I just learned of this about 30 minutes ago.

Peggy Martin Aug 14 2018 10:40 AM

Cheryl I know you loved her. One thing is for certain we know where she is. I love you girl.

Peggy Martin Aug 14 2018 10:34 AM

Thelma and Ernest Dickens were tow of the finest peopleI ever knew. We were next door neighbors for 13 years. I still a recipe that she gave me and it became the favorite of my husband, Jackie. We fellowshipped for a number of years at College Park Baptist Church. To the family you have my love, my prayers, and my condolences.

Peggy Martin Aug 14 2018 10:32 AM

Bonnie, I'm sorry to hear about your mom. My prayers are with you and the family. Cam

Cam Julian Aug 14 2018 7:55 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Tickle Dickens

Barbara and Danny Tickle Aug 14 2018 7:47 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Tickle Dickens

Peggie Moore Williams Aug 13 2018 9:48 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Tickle Dickens

Sarah Totten Aug 13 2018 8:49 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Tickle Dickens

Ann Fish Aug 13 2018 8:28 AM

Jeff, Stephen and I are sending our love and keeping you in our prayers Berkley, Deborah and Bonnie!

Laverne Vance Aug 13 2018 7:51 AM

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