Bailey Dickerson

February 28, 1919 - April 3, 2008

Bailey Dickerson, age 89, of Celina, Texas passed away April 3, 2008. He was born February 28, 1919 in Collin County to John A. and Lola Mae (Hammer) Dickerson. He married Velma Bea Miller in 1940 in Durant, Oklahoma. He was a rancher and farmer in the Collin County area. Bailey was a former Collin County Commissioner. He worked as a building contractor and was a merchant in Weston. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Weston. Bailey proudly served in the United States Army and was a veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Velma Bea (Miller) Dickerson of Celina; children, Lewis Dickerson and wife, Jerry of Celina and Doris Berry and husband, Tim of Celina; sister, Gladys Fowler of Garland; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, John A. and Lola Mae Dickerson; son Jon Dickerson; three brothers and four sisters. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 5, 2008, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow, Allen, Texas with Rev. Willie Green officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends during a visitation prior to the service from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

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We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jack and Denice Webb, April 6, 2008 I ALWAYS ENJOYED BEING AROUND BAILEY. YOU NEVER KNEW WHAT WAS GOING TO BE SAID, BUT YOU COULD ALWAYS COUNT ON CONVEYING SOME TYPE OF WISDOM IN HIS OWN WAY. BAILEY WILL BE MISSED BY MANY, MYSELF INCLUDED. I AM VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, MAY GOD'S HAND OF COMFORT BE YOU IN THESE SAD AND DIFFICULT TIMES. RONNIE O'DELL, April 5, 2008 Bea and family, We are so sorry to hear of Bailey's passing. You are all in our prayers.You and your family have a special place in our hearts. We love you. God's blessings to each of you. Mike and Charlie Norman Mike and Charlie Norman, April 5, 2008 Hope everyone in Dickerson family doing ok. Not many things anyone can say at a time like this. Our prayers are with you. Weldon and Peggy Alexander. weldon ray alexander, April 5, 2008 Will always remember you in my prayers.. Love, Patricia Munroe (Wilson,Cooke) Patricia F. Munroe (Wilson), April 4, 2008 Bea, Lewis and Doris, I am currently out of town and read of Bailey's passing, I am so sorry. There is not enough space on this page to list the funny remembrances of the past and all of the good things Bailey has done for others. You are all in my prayers. With deepest sympathy, Kemp Willard. Kemp Willard, April 4, 2008 Uncle Bailey was my Granny's baby brother and she always told me stories of him when he was younger. He was always teasing and funny when we saw him and Aunt Bea out and about. My thoughts and prayers are with you Aunt Bea, Lewis, Doris and the family. Annie and Aaron Porter Ann Marie Porter, April 4, 2008 Bea, Lewis, Doris and families, Bailey's memories will live on in the hearts of many for a long, long time. May God be with you in this time of sorrow and comfort your needs. Susan and Charles Webb Susan K. Webb, April 4, 2008