Etta Dickerson McCullough

Published 5:00 am Friday, July 22, 2005

Services for Etta Dickerson McCullough, of the Pricedalecommunity, are 2 p.m. today, July 22 at Calvary Baptist Church inPricedale with burial in the church cemetery. Catchings FuneralHome in McComb is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is today from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at at thechurch.

Mrs. McCullough, 93, died July 20, 2005, at Beverly Health Care.She was born in Lawrence County on March 29, 1912, to John Tullisand Idella Rushing Tullis.

She was the retired owner and operator of Carter’s CreekGrocery. She was a member of Union Primitive Baptist Church inRuth. She was a very active member in the community and her churchand was very active in the Republican party where she served inmany capacities including poll supervisor.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Thomas T.”Pete” Dickerson; one son, William Lloyd Dickerson; one grandson,Scott Alan Dickerson; five sisters, Patty Bullock, Mattie Renfroe,Betty Miller, Hattie Reid and Henri Reid; and one son-in-law, JesseN. Greer Jr.

Survivors are her four sons, Jimmy Dickerson, of Pricedale, TimDickerson, of McComb, Ted Dickerson, of Colorado Springs, Colo.,and Steve Dickerson, of Houston, Texas; two daughters, BobbyeDickerson Greer, of Brandon, and Maria Greer, of Brookhaven; twobrothers, John Tullis, of Monticello, and Les Thornhill, of McComb;three sisters, Dorothy Yates and Sue Lambert, both of Monticello,and Glenda Frazier, of Natchez; 14 grandchildren; 14great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerousnieces and nephews.