Etta L. Dirickson, 84, of Greenville passed away Monday, May 7, 2018 at her residence. Etta was born on July 1, 1933 in Bennington, Oklahoma the daughter of William Franklin and Bulah Lillian (Percell) Walker. She married Roy Gaston Dirickson on March 15, 1981 in Midland. Roy preceded her in death on February 28, 2002.
Those left to cherish Etta's memories are her children, Jimmy Don Gilchrist, Peggy Yvonne Bedenbender, William Glen Gilchrist, James Leonard Gilchrist, Debra Ann Brockway, John Mark Gilchrist, Brenda Kay Copeland, and Linda Joyce Boyd; 22 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; brothers, George Frank Walker, Earl Leighton Walker, and Larry Dean Walker.
She was also preceded in death by sisters, Virginia Estelle Peacock and Doreta Fay Bradshaw; and brother Marvin Hugh Walker.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 11:00 am at Wieland Cemetery with JoAnn Walker officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Marvin Walker, Stephen Heilman, Jerry Slayton, Jerry Walker, Sean Walker, Jeff Payne, Eddie Curcio, and Trick Huddleston. Visitation will be held Friday, May 11, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Peters Funeral Home.