Born July 2, 1958, in Omaha, Neb., she was the daughter of Larry and Margaret (Gullifor) Dickison.
She graduated from Van Buren High School.
She had been employed as a medical transcriptionist and as a Registrar/Office Manager at the Boy Scout office in Terre Haute.
She was preceded in death by her mother, brothers Larry Dane and Kenny Ray Dickison and niece Tanette Dickison.
She is survived by her father, son Clay O'Donald Adkins; daughter Shontana Kathleen Phillips and husband Michael, all of Brazil; two sisters, Virgie Lucille Dickison and Barbara Jean Dickison; grandchildren Indya Marie Trahan, Ivan Michael Trahan, Alexis Danyal Adkins and Ireland Elizabeth Adkins; nephews Larry O'Donald Dickison and Alfred Don Dickison, niece Virgie LouAnn Dickison and best friend Mark Archer.
Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday with Matt Harrison officiating.
Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Leukemia Society of America, 921 E. 86th St., Suite 205, Indianapolis, 46240.
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