Celebrating the life of

Georgia Marshall Dickerson

Passed away on March 21, 2021

Georgia Marshall Dickerson

Georgia Marshall Dickerson passed away peacefully March 21, 2021 having celebrated her 99th birthday on December 27th.  She married Henry N. Dickerson on November 17, 1945, and lived in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky before relocating to Savannah in 1960.  She attended Armstrong State College and Georgia Southern University. 

Georgia was preceded in death by her husband, Henry N. Dickerson, son, Donald N. Dickerson, brother, Gene Marshall, sister, Lucille Babbitt, and dear friend, Martha Hayes.

Georgia was a retired educator from the Savannah Chatham County Public School System where she enjoyed a career as a teacher and an elementary principal at Pooler Elementary and Jacob G. Smith Elementary.  She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Iota Chapter and the Georgia Retired Educators Association.  She was a member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, the Fellowship Sunday School class and was an active member of Care and Share for many years.

Georgia is survived by her daughter, Marsha Clarke (Charlie), son, Bill Dickerson (Mary Ann Weber), and three grandsons, Chris Clarke (Diana Prevatte), Stephen Clarke (Nicole Zolla), and Michael Clarke.

The family wishes to thank the staff at John Wesley Villas Retirement Community for the loving care and attention given to Georgia. 

A Graveside Service will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 25, 2021 at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

Remembrances may be made in Georgia’s memory to Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church or to the American Parkinson Disease Association.



A candle has been lit!

- Jan Holland Ethridge , Alpharetta , Ga

Love you Georgia Dickerson and your loving family. I know you are now at peace and with the Lord; I pray for your loved ones that they receive God's Peace and Comfort during this time.

- Mary Ann Weber, Saint Augustine, Florida

I remember Mrs. Dickerson as my principal at Jacob G. Smith. She was a wonderful woman. I am very sorry for your loss.

- Tina Saxon Harley, Savannah, Georgia

Georgia was my mother's dearest friend and was like a second mother to me as I was growing up. I know that my mother, Martha Hayes, has already welcomed her to heaven where they can laugh and be together again. Rosanne Hayes MacCauley

- Rosanne MacCauley, Savannah, GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel