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Anna Kathryn Tipton Dickenson



AAFA #0783

1937 TN – 2010 TN



Kathryn Tipton Dickenson


Kathryn and James Dickenson



Memphis, Shelby Co., TN—Tuesday, 28 September 2010


            Kathryn Tipton Dickenson passed into eternity Saturday [September 25], surrounded by her family. She is now face to face with Jesus Christ, praising her Savior all the day long.

            Born June 22, 1937 to Ralph and Ernestine Tipton, she is survived by her husband, James E. Dickenson. Her sons are Jim Dickenson, Jr. and Forest (Denise) Dickenson. Her granddaughters are Amanda, Julianna, and Alicia. Her grandsons are Austin and Edward. She also leaves her siblings, Ralph E (Mary Ann) Tipton and Peggy Bright, and a host of nieces and nephews.

            With an MS from Memphis State, she taught elementary school for 20 years. Upon retirement, she was very involved in NSDAR and ministries at Central Church.

            Visitation is at 11 a.m., Wednesday, September 29 at Kirby Woods Baptist Church, 6325 Poplar, 682-2220. Services follow at 12 noon. Private burial.

            In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials are sent to Calvary Rescue Mission Building Fund, 960 S. Third, Memphis, 38106.


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Kathryn T. Dickenson (SS# issued in TN), last residence Memphis, Shelby Co., TN.

            For more information on this family, see AAFA’s published genealogy, Known Descendants of William Wilkes Alford and Signa Carolina Stuckey.

            Her Alford lineage, from her maternal grandmother: Maude Beatrice 1886 TN3, Noah Jesse Thomas 1859 TN4, William Wilkes 1831 SC5.