Delta resident Dixie Dickson died Nov. 14, 2015, at Willow Tree Care Center in Delta. She was 90.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 21, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. A private family interment will be held at Cedaredge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Delta Public Library, 211 W. 6th St., Delta, CO 81416, or American Cancer Society, 2754 Compass Dr., Grand Junction, CO 81506.
Dixie Lola Park was born in Delta Oct. 15, 1925, to Wesley and Vallie (Rhodes) Park. She spent her childhood and attended school in Olathe and Delta, graduating from Delta High School in 1943.
On Aug. 2, 1947, she married Charles Dickson in Aztec, N.M.
Mrs. Dickson worked as the assistant librarian in Delta until 1978 when she became the librarian for Delta Middle School until her retirement.
She was a member of TOPS for many years and volunteered at Delta County Memorial Hospital and Montrose Memorial Hospital. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, traveling, reading, four-wheeling Jeep trips in Ouray, walking, Curves, crafts and painting.
She is survived by two sons, Richard (Karen) Dickson of Aurora and James (Valarie) Dickson of Delta; a daughter, Vicki (Michael) Brown of Delta; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Charles, on Dec. 3, 1984.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
View the Internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at taylorfuneralservice.com.
At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins.