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November 14, 2013

Devena Olivia ‘Big Mom’ Swafford Dickey


Moss-Service Funeral Home

VINEMONT — Devena Olivia ‘Big Mom’ Swafford Dickey

Funeral services for Devena Olivia “Big Mom” Swafford Dickey, 88, of Vinemont will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Moss-Service Funeral Home Chapel, Bro.  Charles Sinyard officiating, with burial in Montgomery Memorial Cemetery in Montgomery.

Moss-Service Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Dickey died Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Hanceville Nursing and Rehab. She was born Dec. 2, 1924, to William J. and Ada Parker Swafford. She was a registrar retired from the Cullman County Health Department.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert H. Dickey; her parents; and a brother, Kenneth Swafford.

Survivors include a son, William “Bill” (Glenda) Dickey of Cullman; a daughter, Delores “De” Olivia Dickey of Lillian; three grandchildren, John H. Dickey of Franklin, Tenn., Annie J. Dike of Pensacola, Fla., and Chuck Berzett of Lillian; and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday.