Public Viewing

Friday, October 23, 2020
1:00 PM until 6:00 PM
Hester, Whitted & Daye Funeral Home
603 South Main Street
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
(336) 599-0104

Graveside Service

Saturday, October 24, 2020
1:00 PM
Peace Memorial Gardens
650 Old Durham Road
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573

Reverend Kenneth Stokes, Eulogist

Due to COVID-19, 
attendance is limited to 50 individuals.

Mrs. Arenthia Tatum Dickens

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​Mrs. Arenthia Tatum Dickens, age 90, departed this life on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at her residence in Roxboro, North Carolina. She was a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee but made her home in Roxboro. After graduating from “A & T State University” she began a career of teaching in the Person County School System for more than thirty years.

She was preceded in death by her parents Homer Curtis Tatum and Pauline Leath Tatum; her husband Quincey Adams Dickens; and two siblings.

Mrs. Arenthia Tatum Dickens is survived by two daughters Gail Dickens Raines (husband Verlyn) and Paula Dickens Glenn; one sister-in-law Mabel Dickens Morgan; granddaughter Monica V. Raines; grandsons Paul E. McKibbins III (wife Keena), Marcus D. McKibbins, Quincey A. Glenn, Andrew B. Glenn III (wife Samantha) and Everson D. Raines; seven great-grandchildren; and many loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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The family of the late
Mrs. Arenthia Tatum Dickens
would like to thank everyone for the many acts of kindness that they received surrounding the loss
of their loved one.