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Mary Ruth (Welch) Dickson

May 3, 1923 ~ April 6, 2022 (age 98)


Mary Ruth Welch Dickson, age 98 of Jefferson, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at Generations Ashe Assisted Living.  Mrs. Dickson was born May 3, 1923 in Ashe County to the late George and Bertha Roten Welch.  In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Glenn George Dickson and daughter, Glenda Stevens. Mrs. Dickson enjoyed spending time with her family.  She was a wonderful cook and she loved her church family at Fletcher Memorial Baptist Church. 

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, April 8, 2022 at Jefferson City Cemetery by Rev. Cory Halsey, Rev. Doug Halsey and Rev. John Elledge. 

Mrs. Dickson is survived by, one son, Richard Dickson (Christine) of New Providence, PA, two daughters, Nancy Freeman (Steve) of Polson, MT and Ella DePriest (Albert) of West Jefferson, three sisters, Faye Kindle of Ohio, Nancy Pace and Lorene Johnson both of PA. 7 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fletcher Memorial Baptist Church, PO Box 65, Jefferson, NC  28640 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 31 College Place, Suite D-320, Asheville, NC  28801. 

The family would like to thank Dr. Chris Campbell, Generations Ashe Assisted Living and Medi-Home Hospice for the excellent care Mrs. Dickson received.

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Graveside Service
April 8, 2022

11:00 AM
Jefferson City Cemetery
165 Wm Jb Blevins Drive
Jefferson, NC 28640

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