Dorothy Muriel's Story

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Dorothy Muriel Harrison Dickson was born November 25, 1923 and died to live again Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Gautier MS. She grew up in the Bonita community and attended public schools in Meridian. She spent much of her working career in either Gulfport or Pensacola.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Lee Roy and Callie Belle Roberts; brothers, Charles, Cody, and Wallace Roberts; sisters, Ulma Lee Dewitt and Jean Thomas; son, Ronnie Harrison; and both husbands, Martin C. Harrison, whom she married in 1942, and Joe Sharp Dickson, whom she married in December 1978.
She is survived by her daughter, Janis H. Pinion (Charles); son, James Harrison (Ginger); brother, Kenneth Roberts; grandchildren, Gabrial Pinion (Ragan), Rachel Pinion, Joseph Harrison (Scott), Andrew Harrison and Angela Lathrop; great-grandchildren, Jacob Harrison Pinion and Natalie Merrill Harrison; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Her livelihood was a rewarding career in retail sales and her passions included church and community activities including meals on wheels in Gulfport and Pensacola. Of the several churches to which she joined, Lauderdale United Methodist Church was her last membership.
Funeral arrangements are for a graveside service at Southern Memorial Park in Biloxi, MS, Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Dorothy Harrison Dickson to: Methodist Senior Services, Sunday Fund, P.O. Box 3846, Meridian MS 39305. Riemann Family Funeral Home, 11280 Three Rivers Road, Gulfport served the family and tributes may be offered at www.riemannfamily.com.
Published on April 11, 2017
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