Joyce Talley Dickerson
Published 2:14 pm Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Joyce Talley Dickerson, 65, a resident of Franklinton, died at 1:42 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital.
She was born April 13, 1947, and was a former longtime employee of Riverside Medical Center, where she loved her job as a telephone operator. She thoroughly enjoyed the time spent with her co-workers and the friends she met there. She was always a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Leroy Dickerson of Franklinton; a daughter, Sheryl (Joey) Brown of Franklinton; two sons, Stacy (Mechele) Dickerson and David Dickerson, both of Franklinton; seven grandchildren, Ashley McCain, Jimmy Thomas, Johnathan Estave, Corey Dickerson, Christopher Dickerson, Lee Ann Dickerson and Lauren Dickerson; three great-grandchildren, Kameron Wilson, Kaelee Wilson and Jaiden Thomas; two sisters, Carolyn (Robbie) Strahan of Toledo Bend, and Gloria (Troy) Busby of Bogalusa; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, James Harold Dickerson of Illinois and Ronnie and Margaine Dickerson of Franklinton; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Carey Leroy Dickerson and Terry Marden Dickerson; her parents, Hubert Talley and Vernis Lott Caves; and sister and brother-in-law, Margie and Dudley Strahan.
Visitation was held Monday, Jan. 7 from 6- 9 p.m., and continued on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until time for the funeral service at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel, with Rev. Leon Hickman officiating. Burial followed in the Tyson Cemetery.
Obituaries can be viewed online at www.crainfh.com.