Marilyn Dickson

Marilyn Joy Dickson

Saturday, May 18th, 1946 - Friday, January 17th, 2020
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A Celebration of the Life of Marilyn Dickson is scheduled for 11:00 A.M., Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens with Pastor David Jordan officiating.

Marilyn Joy Dickson was born May 18, 1946 in Fort Worth, Texas, the daughter of Salvatore J. Alessi and Dorothy Winkler French. She retired from the FAA where she worked in security. Marilyn was an avid reader who enjoyed art and loved fishing with her husband. She was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Tommy Davis and stepdad, Robert French.

Marilyn is survived by her loving husband, Larry Dickson of Murchison; mother, Dorothy French of Shiner; twin sister, Carolyn Jo Strong and husband James of Yoakum; niece, Laura Wauson and husband Derek of San Antonio; two nephews, Kevin Davis and wife Lisa of Stephenville, Ronnie Davis and wife Shari of Richland Hills and longtime sisters in Christ, Velta Savage and Jan Eudy of Fort Worth.

In lieu of flowers memorials contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 1200 Hosford Street, Suite 101, Hudson, WI 54016-9316, or a charity of your choice.

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    Thursday, January 30th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, January 30th, 2020 11:00am
    Hannigan Smith Funeral Home
    842 SE Loop 7
    ATHENS, TX 75752
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    Pastor David Jordan


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Posted at 09:22am
With love, Jan and Velta
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charlie Davis

Posted at 01:37pm
Nancy and I are so sorry to hear of Marilyn's passing. Our prayers go out to you. Let us know if we can do anything for you at the lake.
Charlie & Nancy

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