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Vanessa Elizabeth Dickens

February 1, 2019

 

Mrs. Vanessa Elizabeth Dickens, of Newnan, passed away at her residence on January 29, 2019.  She was born in Levittown, Pennsylvania to Mary “Libby” Elizabeth Reel and the late Donald Wilkes on May 28, 1958.   Mrs. Dickens achieved a BS in psychology from Florida State University and a M. Ed in Education and Counseling from Georgia State University.  She then had a career as a Case Management Supervisor with Genex Services for more than 20 years.  Mrs. Dickens was a loyal member of South Metro Ministries in Sharpsburg.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  Her family was her greatest joy.

Mrs. Dickens was preceded in death by father, Donald Wilkes; mother-in Law, Shirley Dickens; father-in-law, Samuel Dickens; brother-in Law, Herman Harsey.

 

Mrs. Dickens is survived by her husband of 35 years, Steven Dickens; her children Austin Dickens (Bethany), Meagan Nasrallah (David), and Nic Dickens (Alicia); her grandchildren, Harper Dickens, Maddox Dickens, Ava Dickens, Riley Dickens, Harrison Nasrallah, and Coleman Nasrallah; her sisters, Wanda Harsey and Chrissy Dixon (Mike); brother-in-law, Mike Dickens; sister-in-law, Laurie Dickens.

 

A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 11:00 AM. at South Metro Ministries, 3935 Highway 34 East, Sharpsburg, GA 30277.

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