Obituary for One of Our Own

Mrs. Amy Haskins Dickens age 76, of the Villages of Stoneybrook in Hendersonville, TN, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019.
Mrs. Dickens was born in Murfreesboro, TN, on July 17, 1942, the daughter of the late William Clarence Brown and Mary Ellen Haskins Brown. She spent her childhood in Rutherford County, TN. Mrs. Dickens was a parishioner at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Rutherford County, Bedford County, and Sumner County Historical Society. She was a true southern belle and enjoyed papier-mache traveling, quilting, knitting, genealogy, and astronomy. The grandchildren will never forget “Nana’s Surprise.”
Survivors include the love of her life, Joseph Wayne “Joe” Dickens of sixty years; three children, Beth (Charlie) Omalley, Mike (Lynn) Dickens, and Eddie (Deidra) Dickens; seven grandchildren, Lyric Dickens, Melody Dickens, Amanda Dickens, Jonathan Dickens, Sean Omalley, Megan (Brian) McLaughlin, and Lauren (Brendan) Reilly; and four great-grandchildren, Landon McLaughlin, Grayson McLaughlin, Piper Reilly, and Colin Reilly.
Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 11:00 A.M., Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Entombment will be held at 2:00 P.M, Middle TN Veterans Cemetery.
Gathering of Family & Friends will be held Wednesday from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Hendersonville Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to Memorials Processing St Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 4527 New York, NY 10163.
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