Rachel White Dickerson, 85, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019.
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She was born February 16, 1934, in Widener, to John Henderson and Pearl Pickens White.
Mrs. Dickerson was reared and educated in Madison near Forrest City.
She was a member of South Pine Wood Baptist Church. Mrs. Dickerson worked for Area Agency on Aging, as a direct caregiver at Jenkins Memorial Center and as a private sitter for several families.
Mrs. Dickerson graced the lives of many people with her music ministry both throughout Arkansas and around the country. She traveled many years with her family playing blue grass and southern gospel. Mrs. Dickerson received a proclamation from Governor Mike Huckabee for 50 years in gospel music on February 16, 2004, her 70th birthday.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Dickerson; a son, Phillip Dickerson; three granddaughters, Ashley Holladay, Andrea Dickerson and Tonya Aud; four sisters; two brothers; and her parents.
Survivors include a son, Ronnie Dickerson (Sandy) of White Hall; daughters, Darlene Moss of Pine Bluff, Cindy Aud (Perry) of Pine Bluff, Donna Taylor (Jim) of Sheridan and Amy Goodson of Pine Bluff; a brother, Johnny White of Tyler, Texas; daughter-in-law, Linda Dickerson of Hot Springs; 24 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at South Pinewood Baptist Church with Brothers Terry Lemay, Earl Lindsey and Chris McGee officiating.
Burial will follow in Union Cemetery.
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