Virginia McDade Dickey, JACKSON, TN


Services for Virginia McDade Dickey, 84 will be 2:00 PM Wednesday May 30,2007 at Forest Heights United Methodist Church with Dr. Susan Sharpe officiating. Burial will follow in Ridgecrest Cemetery.

Mrs. Dickey died Saturday, May 26, 2007 at Baptist Hospital East in Memphis, TN.

She was born on April 4,1923 in Troy, TN the daughter of the late George Roy and Clara Ann Bennett McDade of South Fulton, TN. Mrs. Dickey graduated Norris High School in Norris , TN, Middle Tennessee State University, Mufreesboro, TN. She was a member of the Who's Who in American College. She is a retired Librarian for the state of Tennessee Supreme Court, Jackson, TN. She was a member of Forest Heights United Methodist Church for over 45 years and teacher of the adult Sunday School Class.

She is survived by a son, Charles E. (Buddy) Dickey, Jr. and wife Judith Dickey of Memphis, TN; two daughters, Barbara B. Dickey and Partner Donna M. Ryu of Berkeley, California and Ann S. Dickey and husband C. Tiffany Bingham; and two granddaughters, Erin D. Klisiak and husband Albert J. Klisiak of San Francisco, California and Audrey Jane Dickey of Memphis, TN.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Charles E. Dickey, Sr.; two sisters, Amanda Imogene McNamee and Alice McDade Freeman; and a brother, Ralph Conner McDade.

In lieu of flowers the family request any memorials be sent to Forest Heights United Methodist Church or a charity of your choice.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 30, 2007 from 11:00 A.M. until 12:30 P.M. at Forest Heights United Methodist Church, 863 W. Forest Ave., Jackson, TN 38305.


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As reported in The Jackson Sun on 05/29/2007