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Obit – Mrs. Wynema Shoemake Dickens

Mrs. Wynema Shoemake Dickens, age 86, of Mt. Juliet, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2022. 

Mrs. Dickens was born November 29, 1935 in Carthage, a daughter of the late John Layton Shoemake and Nellie Grey Bush Shoemake. She married Willie Glenn Dickens on October 29, 1955 and he preceded her in death on January 30, 2004. Mrs. Dickens was also preceded in death by daughter-in-law, Sherry Lynn Stewart Dickens, on October 5, 2010. She retired as a packer at the Ingram Book Company. 

Mrs. Dickens is survived by three children, Jimmy (Helen) Dickens of Mt. Juliet, Larry (Melinda) Dickens of Mt. Juliet, and Sammy Dickens of Lebanon; grandchildren, Jonathon Dickens of Mt. Juliet, Jason (Kelly) Dickens of Canton, OH, Amber Nash of Lebanon, Kristie (Eric) Champion of Orlando, FL, and Layton Dickens of Mt. Juliet; sisters, Shirley Jean Shoemake of Rome, Wilma (Richard) Moore of Rome, and Edith (Jack) McCullough of Cherokee. Several great-grandchildren also survive, along with one great-great grandchild on the way. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Dickens were conducted from the Carthage Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 1PM with Eld. James T. Gibbs officiating. Interment followed in the Smith County Memorial Gardens. 


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