January 14, 1922 ~ May 9, 2012
Alice Sarah Dickerson, 90, of Sorento, died at 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento, with the Rev. Mark Gause officiating. Burial was in Sunnyside Cemetery. Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials: First Baptist Church of Alhambra.
Mrs. Dickerson was born on Jan. 14, 1922, in Hornsby, the daughter of Fred and Mary Wallis Barnstable. She married Jack Dickerson on April 27, 1949, in Granite City; he died on Oct. 14, 1992.
She is survived by daughters, Honora “Susie” and her husband Elbert Blackwell of Worden, Sharon Freeman of Worden, Donna and her husband Don Thorn of Staunton, Gloria and her husband Steve Durbin of Vandalia, Jackie File of Sorento, Janice and her husband Kevin Simburger of Coffeen, and Robin Davis of Hillsboro; and sons, Thomas Giller of Collinsville, Joseph Dickerson and his wife Janeen of Edwardsville, Russell Dickerson and his wife Terri of Pocahontas, Bart Dickerson and his wife Tonya of Sorento, and Kevin Dickerson and his wife Shonna of Sorento.