Dolores Jean (Ritter) Dickerson

Dolores Dickerson Obituary PhotoDolores Jean (Ritter) Dickerson, 83, of Bolivar, MO, September 22, 1933 - May 9, 2017.

Mrs. Dolores Jean Appleby Dickerson, age 83 of Bolivar, MO, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Parkview Healthcare Facility Bolivar, MO.  She was born September 22, 1933, in Sitka, KS, to Miller Perryman and Anna Mae (Crain) Ritter.  She was united in marriage to Robert Eugene Appleby and to this union three children were born.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Bolivar First Christian Church.  She later married Frank Thomas Dickerson.

          She is preceded in death by her parents; her first husband Robert Appleby, and her second husband Frank Dickerson.

          She is survived by her three children: Teresa Barker and husband Danny of Bolivar, MO, Robert Appleby and wife Lavonne of Bolivar, MO, and Dana Peak and husband David of Marshfield, MO; nine grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren; four brothers: Bill Ritter of Shattuck, OK, John Ritter and wife Janice of Texas, Warren Ritter and wife Connie of Hutchinson, KS, and Andrew Webb and wife Mona of Wichita, KS; two sisters: Wanda Carmichael of Hugoton, KS, and Donna Shaw of Kansas; as well as many other relatives and friends.

          According to Dolores’ wishes her body will be cremated.  Private family services will be held at a later date.  Online condolences may be made at:  Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.


Published on on May 10, 2017.