Norma Dicks Obituary, Death – Mrs. Norma Jean Dicks, who was 84 years old and died away on December 3 at Solaris Healthcare in Lake City, Florida, was accompanied by her devoted family when she passed away quietly. Lake City, Florida is the place where Norma Jean was born to her late parents, Norman Monroe and Corine Leila Witt. She received her education at Mason City School before tying the knot with Clinton F. Dicks Jr. in the year 1954. After being married, the couple started farming in Columbia County. They then spent some time in Jacksonville, Florida, before moving back to their hometown. In 1959, they opened the D & C General Store, where they met many people who became lifetime friends.
Norma Jean was employed in the family business up until the early 1970s, at which point she moved on to a position with Clay Electric, where she remained until her retirement 25 years later. Over the course of more than half a century, she served as a committed teacher at the Sunday school of the Hopeful Baptist Church, where she was an engaged member. Norma Jean participated in the work of the church on a number of different committees, including the baptismal committee and the building committee. She also gave testimony to newlyweds in order to guide them toward a path that was pleasing to God.
Norma Jean cherished her children and grandchildren, and she doted even more on her great-grandchildren. She had a passion for taking care of her garden, and she looked forward to going to the beach with her family every year as well as spending the summers at their river home. Both of her parents and one of her sisters, Carolyn Mann, have passed away before she did. Norma Jean Dicks is survived by her husband, Clinton F. Dicks, Jr.; one son, Terry Dicks (Joyce) of Lake City, Florida; grandchildren, Clint T. Dicks (Samantha) and Kyle Dicks (Jessica) both of Lake City, Florida; great-grandchildren, Karleigh, Kooper, Kolton, and Kase Dicks; and two sisters, Helen June Roberts (Bill) of Trenton, Florida and Diane Guerry
( In addition, a large number of the victim’s nieces, nephews, and lifetime acquaintances are still alive. On Friday, December 9th at 11 AM, a funeral service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Dicks will be held in the Hopeful Baptist Church in Lake City, Florida. The service will be officiated by Pastor Billy Young, Pastor Larry Sweat, Rev. Ralph Rodrigues, and Rev. Gary Crawford. Mrs. Dicks passed away on December 2nd. On Thursday, December 8th, the church will be the location for a time of visitation and gathering with the family between the hours of 5:00 and 7:00 PM. Hopeful Cemetery in Lake City, Florida will be the location of the interment after the funeral rituals.
The arrangements for the funeral will be handled by Guerry Funeral Home, which is located at 2659 S.W. Main Blvd. in Lake City, Florida. In lieu of sending flowers, memorial contributions can be given in Norma Jean Dicks’s name to the Hopeful Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.