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12/11/14 - NNHS Newsletter - Jeanette Lewis Dickey

Jeanette Granger Lewis Dickey
(23 Sept 1920 - 08 Dec 2014)

Newport News High School Class of @ 1953

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,  

   There is still more sad news this Thursday.
    Jeanette Lewis Dickey, Class of @ 1953, passed away in Gloucester on Monday, December 08, 2014 at the age of 79. She was the sister of Barbara Ann Lewis Swansey of VA and Theresa Lewis Stanfield of VA, and of the late G. W. Lewis, Jr., Douglas Lee Lewis, Harry J. Lewis, Carl R. Lewis, Sidney Eric Lewis, and Nellie Belle Lewis Dumond (06 Apr 1922 - 15 Jan 2007).


From the Daily Press - 12/11/14:   

                  Jeanette Lewis Dickey

   

GLOUCESTER - Jeanette Granger Lewis Dickey, 79, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 8, 2014.

Born in Wilson, NC, she had been a Peninsula resident for 45 years, graduated from Newport News High School and was a Gloucester resident for 20 years. Jeanette was a loving wife, devoted mother, grandmother and never lost faith in the Lord despite a life long illness.

Jeanette enjoyed spending time and talking with all her family, playing rummy, bingo, listening to Elvis Presley music, singing hymns and gospel songs.

Jeanette is survived by her son, David Evan Dickey, III (Michelle) of Gloucester; two sisters, Barbara Ann Lewis Swansey of Newport News and Theresa Lewis Stanfield (L.D.) of Newport News; four grandchildren, David Evan Dickey, IV (Tiffany) of Poquoson, Bryan McCameron Dickey (fiancée Samantha) of Hampton, Jordan Nathaniel Dickey and Justin Richard Thomas Dickey both of Gloucester; and other extended family including a sister-in-law Edna Mae Lewis, and special family friend Mary Jane Pepe.

 

Jeanette Lewis Dickey
 
 


She was preceded in death by her husband David Evan Dickey; son Richard Sydney Dickey; her father Glaucus. W. Lewis; her mother Lillie Mae Dail McDermid, and step-father Cameron McDermid; brothers, G. W. Lewis Jr., Douglas Lee Lewis, Harry J. Lewis, Carl R. Lewis and Sidney Eric Lewis; and a sister Nellie Belle Lewis Dumond.

Family thanks all the nurses and staff members for all the love, care and understanding provided over the years to Jeanette (Precious) and a very special thanks to Gloria.

A memorial service will be held at 1 PM on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at W. J. Smith & Son Funeral Home, with Pastor Dale Coffey officiating. Family will be receiving visitors directly after the service.

Arrangements by W. J. Smith & Son Funeral Home. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.

Published in Daily Press on December 11, 2014.   
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   Our deepest sympathies are extended to Jeanette's family and friends at this time.


  Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol

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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-584-8802


Shall We Gather at the River

Words and Music by Rev. Robert Lowry (1826-1899)
 

 Shall we gather at the river,
Where bright angel feet have trod;
With its crystal tide forever
Flowing by the throne of God?

Chorus

Yes, we'll gather at the river,
The beautiful, the beautiful river;
Gather with the saints at the river
That flows by the throne of God.

On the margin of the river,
Washing up its silver spray,
We will walk and worship ever,
All the happy golden day.

Chorus

Ere we reach the shining river,
Lay we every burden down;
Grace our spirits will deliver,
And provide a robe and crown.

Chorus

Soon we'll reach the shining river,
Soon our pilgrimage will cease,
Soon our happy hearts will quiver
With the melody of peace.

Chorus


"Shall We Gather at the River" midi and lyrics courtesy of http://www.loveallpeople.org/shallwegather.html - 07/15/07
at the suggestion of Fred Field ('45) of CA - 07/14/07
Thanks, Fred!

Greg Olsen Paintings courtesy of http://gregolsengallery.com – 01/27/05

Poinsettia Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.hellasmultimedia.com/webimages/christ-htm/lines-christ7.htm - 12/12/09

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