Rozella May (White) Dickey

February 26, 1938 ~ April 13, 2022 (age 84)


Rozella May Dickey, age 84, of Tamaroa, passed away peacefully at 2:25am on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at Fairview Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Du Quoin.

Rozella was born in Christopher on February 26, 1938, the daughter of Kattie (White) and Jess Willard White. She married Ernest Leroy Dickey in Sesser on December 24, 1954, at the young age of 16. Together, they have shared more than 67 years of marriage and precious memories. He survives.  

Mrs. Dickey lived her life as a loving homemaker, wife, mother, and grandmother.  She will be dearly missed by all those that knew and loved her. 

She is survived by her loving husband- Ernest Dickey of Tamaroa

Son and Daughter-in-law- Dennis and Sarah Dickey of Sesser

Son and Daughter-in-law- Mike and Desiree Dickey of Belleville

Seven Grandchildren- David Dasher of Belleville

     Chandra Dane and Jeremy Howard of Centralia

     Paige Dickey and Russell Arndt of Marion

     Katie and Josh Gass of Fairview Heights

     Michaela Dickey and Jake Stafford of St. Louis, Missouri

     Corey Dickey of Panama City, Florida

     Wesley Dickey of Panama City, Florida

Great Grandchildren- seven

Brother and Sister-in-law- Amon and Marilyn White of Metropolis

She was preceded in death by her parents, son- Robbie Dickey, brother- Jess White, Jr., and her grandson- Justin Dickey.

Memorial services to celebrate Rozella's life will be held at a later date. Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home in Du Quoin is assisting the family with final arrangements. 

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