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Myrtle Lee Kerley

Female 1925 - 2011  (86 years)


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  • Name Myrtle Lee Kerley  [1
    Born 2 Aug 1925  Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1930  District 3, Cumberland, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 24 Oct 2011  Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Myrtle Lee Dicks

      (August 2, 1925 - October 24, 2011)

      Mrs. Myrtle Lee Dicks, 86 of Lake City passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, October 24, 2011. She was born in Crossville, TN to the late Willis and Rebecca Webb Kerley. Mrs. Dicks had lived in Lake City since 1957 having moved here from Dayton, Ohio. She enjoyed cooking for her family and those working on the farm, growing her vegetables in her garden and taking care of her family. Everyone that knew her knew that she loved the Lord. She passes on to her family strong Christian values and faith in God. It is this faith in God that will carry her family through this difficult time. She leaves behind hard work ethics and love for her family and God. Mrs. Dicks was a member of Hopeful Baptist Church since 1957 and loved being active in her church and Sunday School Class. She loved to sing to the Lord, pray and read her Bible. Mrs. Dicks always believed that God was always in control. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Otto Dicks, Sr. in 1975, one son, Kenneth Otto Dicks, Jr. in 2011, one grandson, Kenneth John Dicks in 2001, one brother, Arnold Kerley and two sisters, Arlena Cole and Bernice Merseau.

      Mrs. Dicks is survived by three sons, Ralph (Linda) Dicks and Donald Dicks both of Lake Butler and Jeff Dicks, Lake City, four daughters, Linda (Ron) Vandevoren and Janet (Larry) Lones both of Lake City, Darlene (Wayne) Green, Lake Butler and Lisa (Mike) Gravel, Lake City and a daughter in law, Ann Dicks, Lake City. One brother, Marvin (Rachel) Kerley, Crossville, TN, one sister, Dorothy Tate, Hillsboro, OH, three grandsons, Brian (DeAnn) Chase, Jason Dicks and Jacob Gravel all of Lake City, two granddaughters, Jackie (Scott) Britt, Lake City and April Dampier, Lake Butler. three great grandchildren, Courtney Britt, Joshua Chase and Sarah Chase all of Lake City and her very special pet dog, “Rusty” also survive.

      Funeral services for Mrs. Dicks will be conducted on Friday, October 28, 2011 at 10:00 AM at Hopeful Baptist Church with Dr. Rodney Baker, Pastor and Rev. George Kerce officiating.

      Interment will follow at Hopeful Baptist Church Cemetery.

      Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM Thursday evening at the funeral home.

      In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Hopeful Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 289 SE Hopeful Drive, Lake City, Fl. 32025.

      Guerry Funeral Home
    Buried 28 Oct 2011  Hopeful Baptist Church Cemetery, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2  tng Genealogy

    Father Willis Johnson Kerley,   b. 25 Jun 1894, Litton, Bledsoe, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1975, Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rebecca Webb,   b. 14 Dec 1901, Vandever Community, Cumberland, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1988, Harriman, Anderson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 4 Jul 
    Family ID F172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kenneth Otto Dicks, Sr,   b. 4 Apr 1923, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1975, Gainesville, Alachua, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1946  Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
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    +4. Kenneth Otto Dicks, Jr,   b. 29 Dec 1955, Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 2011, Lake City Medical Center, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
    +5. Living
     6. Living
     7. Jeffery Scott Dicks,   b. 17 Nov 1964, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 2013, Haven Hospice of the Suwanee Valley, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)  [natural]
    +8. Living
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Aug 1925 - Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Dec 1946 - Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Oct 2011 - Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S337] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: District 3, Cumberland, Tennessee; Roll: 2237; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 5; Image: 1064.0.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=68214208&indiv=try
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