Glennie Dicks, age 100, passed from this life on April 9, 2012 at the Centerville Nursing and Rehabilitation, under the care of Care Initiatives Hospice. Funeral Services will be Wed. April 11 at 10:30 am at the Sinnott Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Albia with Rev. Richard Grimes officiating. Visitation will also be on Wednesday from 9:30 -10:30 am at the funeral home. Burial will follow services in Hillcrest Cemetery in Moravia. We, the family, wish to thank Sinnott Pierschbacher Funeral Home for their service and concern.
Glennie was born June 25, 1911 to Roy and Pearl "Long" Scott. She was one of five children: sister, Ruth "Scott" Kluver, brother, George Scott, sister, Bernice "Scott" McGuire, and sister, Jospehine "Scott" Moffitt.
Glennie joined in Marriage to Samuel Truxton Dicks, on June 4, 1929. From this union came three sons: Paul, Richard, and Donald. She was a talented and special lady. She enjoyed raising beautiful roses and gardening. She was also an avid reader and enjoyed watching television. Gleenie and her husband traveled extensively and enjoyed their vacations. As a couple they spent nine years wintering in Texas. As a young high school girl she played the piano at the Wesley Chapel, east of Moravia. Glennie was a long time member of the Iconium United Methodist Church, where she spent a great deal of her time serving the lord.
She is survived by her children: Paul E. (Phyllis) Dicks, Richard Dicks, both of Moravia, and Donald D. (Joyce) Dicks of Plano; three grandchildren, Fonda (Hopp) Dicks, Stephanie (Hall) Dicks, Michelle (Moore) Dicks, sister, Josephine Moffitt, nine great grandchildren, and seven great great grandchildren. She loved her family dearly. She is preceded in death by her husband Samuel, siblings, Ruth Kluver, George Scott, Bernie McGuire, and one grandson, Nick Dicks.
Memorials may be directed to Iconium United Methodist Women. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.sinnottfuneralhome.com.
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I remember going to their house and she would let us walk through her garden and help pick things. That so amazed me because Grandpa Max's was off limits! She was a very sweet lady.
Paul, Phyllis and Fonda, What a wonderfull Mother, Mother in law and grandmother you had and for such a long time too. God is good and I am sure he has called her home for a reason. The best thing that we enjoyed abou... more
We wish to extend our sympathy to the entire family of Glennie. We met her only once or twice. One thing we remembe is that she taught us the name of a plant that grew on the roadside near Moravia.
Paul, Phyllis, and Fonda, I am so sorry to hear of Glennie's passing. Mom and I had just spoke of her when I was home in March. What a wonderful life she had and what wonderful memories she left for so many. When I th... more