Eugenia Dickinson, Braxton, MS

Eugenia Kelly Dickinson, 80, of Braxton, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015, at her residence.  She was born on March 15, 1935 to Rev. Eugie A. and Meddie Love (Sinclair) Kelly.

Eugenia was a homemaker, wonderful mother and grandmother.  She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church in Braxton where she was a member of the United Methodist Womens Group.  She was also a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority. She was a teacher in Natchez, Southaven, Magee, and Mendenhall MS School Districts before retiring. While attending college, she was a Millsaps Singer. She was a Cub and Girl Scout leader and a Methodist Youth Fellowship Leader in Yazoo and Southaven. Eugenia played the piano at Bethany United Methodist Church. She loved baking, gardening and crafts.

Eugenia is survived by one son, Rhuel Peyton Dickinson, Jr. (Fonda); daughters, Kelly Love Dickinson Trinkner (Al)  and Sharon K. Ewert Williams (Al); seven grandchildren, Rhuel Trey Dickinson, III, Dean P. Dickinson, Kalee Nicole Trinkner, William Peyton Trinkner, Daniel Alan Williams, Kenneth Glen Williams and Suzanne Elizabeth Williams. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rhuel Peyton Dickinson, Sr.

Visitation will be from 5-8 pm, Friday, March 20, 2015, at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall.  Services will be Saturday, March 21, at Bethany United Methodist Church in Braxton, with an hour of visitation prior to the service starting at 10:00 am. Rev. Adri Bullard-Rogers and Rev. Glen Cain will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Online condolences may be made at

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethany United Methodist Church, C/O Lynn Marie Thompson, 155 Phillips Lack Rd., Braxton, MS 39044 or to the Gideons International.