Geraldine L. Dickey, age 88, of Flora, Illinois, passed away early Wednesday morning February 27, 2019, at Flora Gardens Care Center.
She was born November 20, 1930, in Wayne County, the daughter of Arlie M. and Gladys M. (Melton) Rush. She married Donald W. Dickey on May 25, 1956, in Xenia, and together they have shared 62 years of marriage.
Gerry started working at the telephone company and went on to retire after many years of working as a dietician and cook at Mcendree Elementary and Flora schools. She was a longtime and faithful member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Flora and had been a part of the Win-A-Couple Sunday School Class in the past. She was a member of the Clay County Hospital Auxiliary, the American Legion Auxiliary, and enjoyed knitting and sewing.
Gerry is survived by her husband: Don Dickey of Flora; a son: Kevin L. Dickey of Olney; and a niece: Billie (Tim) Mojonnier of Flora.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister: LaDonne Goff.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora. Interment will follow in Floral Garden of Memories. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Clay County Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry and will be accepted through the funeral home.