Lester Dickerson

Friday, February 11, 2005

ANNA, Ill. -- Lester Milton Dickerson, 69, of Anna died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at Jonesboro Health Care Center.

He was born Nov. 8, 1935, in Elco, Ill., son of Monroe and Marie Neace Dickerson. He and Lois Jean Wright were married in 1979 in Ware, Ill.

Dickerson served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force and was a mechanic. He was a member of Saratoga Church and Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455.

Survivors include his wife; a stepdaughter, Connie Greenwood of Mount Vernon, Ill.; and a grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and three brothers.

Friends may call at Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill., from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Doug Atkins and Alan Milligan officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, with military rites by VFW Post 3455.