Vicki Jewel (Ross) Dickson was born April 6, 1952, in Henderson County, Tennessee, to the late Ray Ross and Freeder Johnson Ross. The youngest of four siblings, she was raised in Chester County, Tennessee. She graduated from Chester County High School in 1970 and studied accounting at Jackson State Community College. She married the love of her life, Billy Dickson, in 1971, and they made their home in Jacks Creek. She began her career at Chester County Sportswear, where she was the office manager for many years. She retired in 2018 from Henderson Stamping, where she was the human resources manager.
Mrs. Dickson had two daughters, and she was involved in their school events and was a Girl Scout leader when the girls were young.
More recently, Mrs. Dickson was a member of the board for the Chester County Chamber of Commerce and the advisory board for the Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse. She also volunteered for Relay for Life and the Chester County Elections Committee. She had been working part-time at Farm Bureau in Henderson. She loved her community.
Mrs. Dickson was very involved in the church throughout her life and was a member of Sanford Hill Baptist Church. She enjoyed traveling with her church groups and her friends. She loved to sing and was even in a gospel group. She recorded an album in the early 2000s. Her beautiful voice will be missed.
Mrs. Dickson is preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Terry Ross, and her husband, Billy.
She is survived by two daughters, Dr. Kami Carlson (Keith) and Keisha Jones (Donald), both of Henderson. Five grandsons who were her pride and joy: Victor, Alex, Aiden, Peter, and Brendan, and two siblings, Patsy Patton and Frankie Ross.
Instead of flowers or gifts, please donate in her name to the Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse in Chester County or the American Cancer Society.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024 at Shackelford Funeral Directors – East Main Chapel with Shane Connor and Keith Carlson officiating. Burial will follow at Roby Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at East Main 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday.
Shackelford Funeral Directors