Friday, October 3, 2014

Eunice Spicer Dickerson

Eunice Spicer Dickerson, 61 of Floyd, peacefully went to be with the Lord from her home surrounded by her loving family after fighting a peaceful battle with cancer on Thursday, October 2, 2014. She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert & Lois Spicer; sister, Mary Devota Spicer; son, Michael John Dickerson; and father-in-law, Dexter Dickerson.

Eunice taught 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade for 22 years with Floyd County Public Schools and was known as Mrs. D to her students. She was a member and contributed a lot of work to the Retired Teachers Association and the Homemaker’s Club. She enjoyed working with 4-H and the FCHS band. She was a member of the Riner Grace Brethren Church. Eunice embraced everyone she met and never knew a stranger. She loved spending time with family and friends. 

She is survived by her husband, Julius A. Dickerson; daughters & son-in-law, Mary Caitlin Dickerson, Leah Catherine Dickerson Andrews & Jacob Andrews; sister, Bobby Cromer; sister-in-law & brother-in-law, Deronda & Clyde Thomas; loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces & nephews, great great-nephews, cousins, and a host of special friends.  

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the Floyd Baptist Church with Pastor Kenny Farley, Pastor Dan Agee, and Pastor Bobby Sutphin officiating. Interment will follow in the Jacksonville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be sent to the Virginia Tech Foundation for the Floyd County 4-H Program Camp Scholarship Fund (payable to Virginia Tech Foundation, memo Floyd County 4-H Program), 209 Fox Street NW, Floyd, VA 24091 or to the Riner Grace Brethren Church, Brethren Youth Fellowship Mission Trip Fund, P.O. Box 87, Riner, VA 24149.

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