KITTRELL — Jeffrey Small “Jeff” Dickerson, 63, a resident of Rocky Ford Road, died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, at his home. Born in Wayne County on Jan. 19, 1958, he was the son of the late John Hillman Dickerson and Anne Small Dickerson.

Jeff was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was previously employed with EPES Transport, and was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Joanie Talley Dickerson of the home; two sons, Cameron Talley (Ashley) of Kittrell and Charles David Skeeter (Josh) of Raleigh; two sisters, Beth Hoyle (Mike) of Durham and Sarah Dickerson of Greenville; two brothers, John H. Dickerson II (Nancy) of Wake Forest and William “Bill” Dickerson of Nashville, Tennessee; and nieces and nephews, Elisabeth Hoyle, Will Hoyle (Kerry), Meredith Wilkins (Scotty), Hill Dickerson (Amanda), Kathryn Coley (Cam), Patrick Dickerson (Stephanie), Lin Bunting (Ashley) and Jeffrey Bunting (Taylor).

Funeral services will be held Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at 11 a.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church by the Rev. Jon Owens. Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens.

The family will receive friends following the service on Monday at Sunset Gardens. At other times they will be at the home.

Serving as active pallbearers will be Will Hoyle, Hill Dickerson, Lin Bunting, Patrick Dickerson, Jeffrey Bunting, Steven Moss, Philip Moss and Chad Moss.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the New Bethel Baptist Church Building Fund, 1238 New Bethel Church Road, Henderson, NC 27537.

The family would like to give a special “thank you” to Dr. Anne Mills Mathews, MD, at Duke Asthma, Allergy and Airway Center, who treated Jeff and Joanie more like family than a patient, and a thank you to Kindred Hospice for their care.

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Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.

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