Ella Mae Dickens, 78, was called home by her Lord on September 6, 2017 in Stillwater, OK. Her memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Stillwater, OK.
She was born on March 5, 1939 to Wilburd “Bud” Vick and Rosa Lee (Gentry) Vick in the Stillwater area.
She married Joseph Lee Dickens Sr. on September 14, 1959 in Denver, CO.
She attended Booker T. Washington Elementary and High School. She earned a BA in Elementary Education from Langston University.
She works at the Stillwater Neighborhood Nursery, Payne Noble Community Action, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at OSU, Multi-Cultural Affairs office at OSU and the talent search office at Langston University. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Stillwater, OK.
She is preceded in death by her husband Joseph Lee Dickens Sr., parents Wilburd “Bud” Vick and Rosa Lee (Gentry) Vick , siblings Alonzo, Ola Mae, Willie Marion; grandsons William Rivers and Keenan Frazier.
She is survived by her son Joseph Lee Dickens Jr.; 5 daughters Rose Marie, Carolyn Louise, Billie Jo, Ella Pearl and Ruby Diane; 3 nieces Charlotte Linzy, Telela Shinault, Cassandra Shambly; 2 nephews Wilbur Eugene Shinault and Juan Shinault; 10 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.
Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com