Graveside services for Vera Jean Dickson, 89, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Oak Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Dickson died at 4:32 a.m., Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at West Vue Nursing Center.
She was born August 13, 1926, at Onaga, Kansas, to Harry Moody and Cora Deveny Moody. She was married to Dayton Dale Kelly, who preceded her in death. On November 22, 1956, she was married at Atchison, Kansas, to William Robert “Bill” Dickson, who preceded her in death on April 29, 2011. Mrs. Dickson enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by five children, Dennis R. Kelly, Lake Charles, Louisiana, Sheila D. Planer, husband, Pat, Springfield, Missouri, Joan Kelly, husband, Mike, Kansas City, Kansas, Rebecca Wallace, husband, Kevin, Rogersville, Missouri and Jean Ann Dickson, West Plains, Missouri; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husbands, one son, Gary Kelly, two brothers and two sisters, precede her in death.
Mrs. Dickson will lie in state from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.