Bernell Dickerson Sr.

Published 5:00 am Thursday, July 29, 2004

Services for Bernell Dickerson Sr. of Wesson are 2 p.m.,Saturday, July 31, at Union Grove M.B. Church in Wesson with burialin St. Peter Rock Cemetery in Wesson.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 5 p.m. at Tyler FuneralHome.

Mr. Dickerson, 70, died July 24, 2004, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center in Jackson. He was born in Lincoln County on August7, 1933, to Dave Dickerson and Mary Williams Moore.

He was a retired pulpwood hauler. He was a member of Union GroveM.B. Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, EthelrineDickerson; and his grandmother who raised him, Vivian Moore.

Survivors are his daughters, Joan Bryant of Brookhaven, BettyPearl Smith and Geraldine Dickerson, both of Beauregard, EstherDickerson and Peggy Johnson, both of Atlanta, Ga., and AnnetteEllis of Ft. Worth, Texas; his sons, Bernell Dickerson Jr. andHoward Dickerson, both of Beauregard, and Donald Dickerson andMichael Dickerson, both of Atlanta; his brother, Andrew Dickersonof Gulfport; 20 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a hostof nieces and nephews.