Ethmer T. “Billie” Dickson 98, died Friday, July 29, 2016 at Newton Presbyterian Manor. She was born October 23, 1917 at Douglass, Oklahoma to Julius and Bessie (Lesser) Hueppelsheuser. She was married Clarence Dickson and he preceded her in death. Billie was a long time member of First Nazarene Church and a homemaker and loving mother. She enjoyed crocheting and sewing, making many of her own dresses through the years. Billie also enjoyed tending her gardens and flower beds and being outside. Her family was important to her and she enjoyed spending time with her daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughters Jackie Dickson and Judith Krell both of Newton, KS; 3 grandsons: Ron and Penny of Ft. Collins, CO, Chris and Montse of Barcelona, Spain and Brian of Dallas, TX. And one granddaughter Nancy Krell of McPherson. She is also survived by 3 great grandchildren.
Billie is preceded in death by her parents, husband, 7 brothers and 4 sisters.
Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 5, 2016 at First Church of the Nazarene in Newton with Pastor Rick Dages presiding. Burial will follow in Restlawn Gardens of Memory rural Newton. The casket will be open from 9:15 a.m. to service time at the church Friday.
Memorials are suggested to Newton Presbyterian Manor or First Church of the Nazarene in care of Petersen Funeral Home.