Erma Jane "Janie" Dickerson

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“This is Marge Ford, I live in Lincoln, NE and I'm a sister in law of Janie. Her middle brother, Dean and I were married 33 years when Dean passed...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Marge Ford - Lincoln, NE

“Jane and Dale were the most hospitable people we have know. Nothing seemed to rile them and Jane was so gracious. We met them over 20 years ago and...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Dale and Rita Geldert - Oceanside, CA

“I probably hadn't seen her since I was about 5 years old. Her picture reminds me of Grandma Ford. Your memories of her remind me of how Grandma Ford...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Robert Mastro - Hutchinson, KS

“I Love You Grandma and always will. ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: Brett Geldert - CA - Grandson

“I wish I could be there to honor and pay tribute to my Aunt Janie's life. Seventy years of marriage and five exceptional children...What an...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Nancy "Ford" Gobee - Paxinos, PA

“"Dad," I will miss her too. Love to you always. Judy II ”
6 of 22 | Posted by: Judy Dickerson - New Port Richey, FL

“My wife, Gayle, and I want to express our sincere condolences at the passing of Erma. We pray your sorrow will soon be replaced by fond memories of...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Mike Broadway - Tampa, FL

“Judy, Jay, Mike, Beth, Barbara and family, The passing of your mother has touched me deeply. As a member of your family for 30 years, I considered ...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Judy Dickerson - New Port Richey, FL

“Sincere condolences on the passing of your Mother. ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Jan Burdeno - Tampa, FL

“Janie, we miss you. We'll enjoy the beautiful memories of you and the good times we had together. We are sad that we cannot come to your memorial...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Sabine and Manard Dickerson - CA

“Jay, I'm so sorry for the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I'm sure the beautiful memories you have of you...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: V Bob Teague - Picayune, MS

“Mom - love you - Beth ”
12 of 22 | Posted by: Beth Dickerson Geldert

“My first recognized introduction to Jane was in the early 70's when I visited her home to pick up her daughter Barbara to attend an event with my...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Sue McElroy - Palmdale, CA

“My first recognized introduction to Jane was in the early 70's at her home in Lancaster when I had made a trip to pick up her daughter, Barbara for...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Sue McElroy - Palmdale, CA

“Please accept our most sincere condolences on the passing of your Mother. ”
15 of 22 | Posted by: John and Janet Rainey - MO

“Dear Barb and family, Our sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your Mother. You are all in our thoughts at this difficult time. love from,...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Rose Rockey - Palmdale, CA

“Sorry to hear of your loose. I will remember her in my prayers. ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Gene Hoffmeyer - Defiance, MO

“You never really appreciate your Mother until you need her. Our Mother was a women who truly cared about people and her comfort and concern were...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Mike Dickerson - son

“We are sorry to hear of your monther's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: Dan and Mary Noyes - Friends

“Jay: Sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Our condolences. Scott and Leanna ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: Scott & Leanna Love - MO

“She was not only my Mother, she was a very special and loving individual. She always was there for anyone that needed comfort, advice, support, or...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Jay Dickerson - Sunrise Beach, MO

Mom with Kiel, Taylor & Brett in Hemet, California “Mom, your happiness was contagious and you always saw the best in everyone. You were an amazing woman and will be missed dearly. ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: Barbara McElroy - Palmdale, CA


Erma Jane (Janie) Dickerson passed away February 25, 2010 from complications of Alzheimer's disease.

A loving wife and best friend, she will be sadly missed by her husband Raymond of 67 years, and other family members, Judy Wade (daughter ), Jay Dickerson (son), Michael Dickerson (son), Beth Geldert (daughter), Barbara McElroy (daughter). She was born in Cherokee, Oklahoma on 6 August, 1920 and raised in Kansas.

Janie was married to Raymond Dale Dickerson on 5 Dec. 1942, in Hutchinson, KS. Janie was an Air Force wife of 20 years and was a factor in her husband's successful career. Janie lived in various areas of the United States and in Japan following her husband when he was in the military. She was a lovely wife and mother with a sense of humor, a friendly smile, and a positive outlook on life.

She is survived by her spouse Raymond Dale Dickerson of Laguna Niguel, Ca. ; Judy Wade, Norman, OK.; Jay and Betty Dickerson, Sunrise Beach, MO.; Michael and Chrissy Dickerson, St. Petersburg, FL.; Beth Geldert, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA.; Barbara and Steve McElroy, Palmdale, CA.; 11 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, and Darrell (brother) and Donna Ford, Surprise, AZ.

Memorial service to be held on Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Dilday Brothers Funeral Home in Huntington Beach, CA.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimers Association.