Kenneth Adelbert Dickerson
Published 2:15 pm Friday, June 26, 2015
Kenneth Adelbert Dickerson, 88, of Orange passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at his residence.
Kenneth was born on March 30, 1927 in Beaumont, Texas to parents Cleora (McDonald) and Richard Adelbert Dickerson. He was a lifelong resident of Orange and member of Little Cypress Baptist Church. Kenneth served his country from 1945 until 1947 as a cook in the US Army. He worked as a process operator at A. Schulman; retiring in 1986 after 27 years employment. He enjoyed cooking, traveling with his wife and refinishing old antique furniture. Kenneth was a loving person, who will be missed dearly.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Cleora Dickerson; sister, Katherine Killian.
Kenneth is survived by his wife of 56 years, Emma Jean (Berwick) Dickerson of Orange; niece, Gerald Ann Shrode of Orange; great nieces, Vickie Lynn Lytle, Paula Hull, great nephew, Richard Shrode and host of friends.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 2:30 pm at Dorman Funeral Home, with a visitation from 12:30 am until service time at the funeral home. Rev. David Turner will be officiating. Burial will follow at Wilkinson Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.