Ruth Dickinson


Ruth Dickinson, 94, widow of Great Plains Conference clergy. Born February 9, 1929; died May 10, 2023.

She married Rev. Calvin Hendrix Dickinson on June 2, 1950. He served churches in the former Kansas East and Kansas West conferences including Silvia-Huntsville, Hutchinson Trinity, Kinsley, Fort Scott First, Junction City First, Sabetha and Neodesha before his retirement in 1991. He died July 29, 2007.

She is survived by her son, David Dickinson and spouse Sahja Cove; and two grandchildren.

Memorial services were May 18 at Baldwin City First UMC. Memorial donations in Ruth's name can be made to the Community Food Pantry at First United Methodist Church or to the First United Methodist Church Missions Committee.

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