Glenna Chapman Dickerson
Glenna Chapman Dickerson, 86 of Pearisburg, VA transitioned to her heavenly home on Sunday, April 8th, 2012 at Carilion Giles Community Hospital. She was born in Pembroke, VA on May 9th, 1925 to the late Kemper and Maude Chapman. She was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church in Pearisburg where she served as a member of the First Baptist Chorus and the Missionary Ministry. Her love for her pastor and first lady was shown in her gift of giving and faithfulness to their ministry. She loved working outside, grooming her flowers and shrubs. Her favorite quote was who wouldnt serve a good God. She loved the Lord, her church, and church family. She was such a loving and encouraging person. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Robert L. Dickerson, Sr., two brothers: George and Lawrence Chapman, and four sisters, Elizabeth and Lillian Chapman, Mabel Wilson, and Rosa King, two sons-in-law, Harold Johnson and David E. Hutchinson. She leaves to cherish her memory, one son, Robert L. (Kay) Dickerson of Pearisburg; three daughters, Nancy Hutchinson of Roanoke, Brenda Johnson of Pearisburg, Linda (Sabra) Geter of Charlotte, NC.; one brother, James E. Chapman of Pembroke, sister-in-law, Margaret Dickerson of Pearisburg, a special niece, Madeline King of Pembroke, nine grandchildren, and sixteen great grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 1:00pm at the First Baptist Church in Pearisburg with the Rev. Michael Bratton officiating with entombment following in the Birchlawn Abbey in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the First Baptist Church Tuesday evening from 6 8 pm. In Lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 152 Ballard St., Pearisburg, VA., 24134 The family is being served by the Givens Funeral Home in Pearisburg, VA.