Rosemary's Story

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Our beloved Mother, Rosemary McGraw Dickerson, was finally released into the precious arms of our Heavenly Father on September 8th, 2017, surrounded by her children.
She was the last surviving member born to James Hereford "Fud" and Mary McGraw in 1924 at McGraws. She was preceded in death in 1982 by her husband Aubrey J Dickerson, whom she always referred to as her "Honey." They can now stroll the streets of Heaven together for eternity.
This also includes her brothers Keith, Darrell, Kenton, Harry, Miletus, Arley, Conway, Paul and Leon, her sisters Buena and Fern and Great Granddaughter Stephanie Dickerson.
She is survived by two sons Aubrey Lewis and wife Angie, James Kent and wife Sue both of Westview, two daughters Mary F. Thompson of Princeton and Donna J Faw and husband Steve also from Westview.
Five grandchildren Aubrey, Madonna, Steven, Michael and Jennifer, seven great grandchildren Zack, Charlie, David, Logan, Trevor, Skylar and Paisley and two great great grandchildren, Steven and Remington. Extended family includes her step-great grandson Andrew White and wife Jessica and their daughter Hannah.
She is also survived by three sisters-in-law, Margaret Roach of Mullens, Peggy Dickerson of Shady Spring and Iris McGraw of Madison, WV.
Born November 14th, 1924, Mom was raised in McGraws, WV, and attended the Methodist Church. After marriage and moving to the Odd area, she soon joined the Westview Missionary Baptist Church, where she has been a member since the 1950s. Loving the Lord and taking care of her family were always her top priorities, and she gave her all to both
Mom spent her last six years at Glenwood Park Nursing Home, where she so enjoyed the activities programs. Our wish would be any donations be sent to the attention of Amanda Faidley, Activity Director, Glenwood Park, 1924 Glenwood Road, Princeton, WV 24739, or Hospice.
Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. Psalm 116:15
We will gather to remember her remarkable life and celebrate her "Home-going" at the Westview Missionary Baptist Church on Wednesday, September 13th, at 1pm with Pastor Bud Israel officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley. Friends and family may visit at the church from 11am until service time on Wednesday. Family members will serve as pallbearers. Private online condolences, floral tributes and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net. Arrangements are made by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring, WV.
Published on September 10, 2017
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