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Betty Jean Dixon Rickman

July 12, 1943 — October 30, 2018

Betty Jean Dixon Rickman

Betty Jean Dixon Rickman, 75, of Halifax, passed away on Tuesday, October 30 at Berry Hill Nursing Home after strongly battling cancer over the past couple of years. Mrs. Rickman was born in Halifax County on July 12, 1943, a daughter of the late Tillman Lee Dixon and the late Lavonia Moss Dixon. She lived in Halifax her entire life and worked in various jobs including Tultex, Roses and CVS. She was a member of Revelation Baptist Church.


Betty Jean D. Rickman is survived by:

Her Husband of 55 years
David Rickman of the home

Her Daughters
Cynthia Fuqua of Roxboro, NC
Rae Rickman of Halifax
Annette Morris (Jeff) of Chatham

Her Grandchildren
Robin Thompson (Billy), Max Thomason (Kassi), Chris Ford, Katie Phelps (Kyle), Hayley Morris, and Savannah Morris

Her Great Grandson
Carter Thomason

Lavonia Snow

Ruth Riddle (Maurice), Jean Newton and Mary Ogle Cudd

Host of Nieces and Nephews


***Preceded in death by***

Brother                       Brother-in-law                       Sister-in-law

Anthony Cudd            Richard Snow                         Barbara Yeaman


Funeral service will be held Friday, November 2, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Norman Talley and Pastor Billy Coghill officiating. Interment will follow in Clover Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Friday, one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home and other times at the Rickman residence, 1085 Fordland Drive, Halifax.


For memorials please consider Hospice of Virginia, 2235 Staples Mill Road, Richmond, VA 23230.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, Powell Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Friday, November 2, 2018

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