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Wilma Moore Dickerson

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[July 29, 2010]  MOUNT PULASKI -- Wilma Ellen Moore Dickerson, 90, of Mount Pulaski, died Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at 3:15 p.m. at Vonderlieth Living Center.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 30, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski. Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Tad Blacketer officiating.

Burial will be in Steenbergen Cemetery.

She and her first husband, Charles Moore, operated Moore's Diner in Mount Pulaski for 12 years.

She was born Dec. 20, 1919, in Logan County. Her parents were William H. and Alta E. McMann Fuiten. She married Charles A. Moore on Oct. 12, 1977, in Crown Point, Ind., and he died Feb. 13, 1973. She married Carl Dickerson on Dec. 4, 1977, in Maroa, and he died April 14, 1982.

She is survived by three daughters, Carol (and Tom) Lowe of Chestnut, Cam Curry of Decatur and Gloria Peacock of Springfield; one sister, Ethel McCain of Mount Pulaski; six grandchildren, Michael Lowe, Craig Lowe, Troy Hogan, Amy Bledsaw, Danielle Pope and Derek Stoll; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Dorothy Peterson, Doris Duncan and Mabel Manley; one brother, Charles Fuiten; and one granddaughter, Michelle Lowe.

She was a member of Lake Fork Christian Church and the Women's Society of the church, Lake Fork Community Center, Inner City Mission of Springfield and the Christian Auxiliary.

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She was a volunteer at Lincoln Christian Nursing Home and Vonderlieth Nursing Home.

She was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals.

Memorials may be made to Lake Fork Christian Church.

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