Eunice Hattie “Pinky” Abbitt Dickerson


Eunice Hattie “Pinky” Abbitt Dickerson, age 88, of 200 Peachtree Street, Roxboro, died Friday afternoon, Sept. 18, 2020 at her home. Mrs. Dickerson was born Sept.18, 1932 in Person County, daughter of the late Willard Benjamin Abbitt and Eunice Hattie Winstead Abbitt and was the wife of the late J. D. Dickerson. Mrs.  She was president of Abbitt Dickerson Properties, and was a member of Roxboro Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Diana D. Jeffries and husband, Tink of Timberlake, Jean D. Dickerson Braswell and husband, Kevin of Roxboro, four grandchildren, Keith Ray Ferguson, Jacob Dickerson, Morgan Dickerson and Jason Jeffries and wife, Michele, daughter-in-law, Sharon Carver Dickerson, special friends and neighbor, Riley Oakley and the No. 1 hairdresser, Betty Thaxton.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Dickerson is preceded in death by a son, Willard Benjamin “W.B.” Dickerson.

Graveside services were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 in the Person Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Betty Hale officiating. 

Pallbearers were Keith Ray Ferguson, Jacob Dickerson, John Bullock, Wayne Churchhill, Lee Henderson and Donnie Thaxton.

Memorial donations may be made to the Roxboro Presbyterian Church Elevator Fund, PO Box 419, Roxboro, N.C. 27573.

Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.  Online condolences may be made at


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