Vivian Zoe “Zodie” Dickinson, 75 of Columbus, passed away, November 1, 2010 at the St. John’s Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. following a sudden illness.

She was born July 4, 1935 in Oswego, Kan., the daughter of Thomas LeRoy “Lee” and Anna Mae (Duncan) Correll. She was raised one of nine children in Oswego.

On September 22, 1954 she was united in marriage to George Dickinson, they later divorced.

She is survived by her children, Jeananne Dickinson of Columbus, George Dickinson, Jr. and wife Jan of Joplin, Mo., Marcella Boettcher of Pittsburg, Kan., Delinda Dickinson and Curtis Buskirk of Carl Junction, Mo., Mark Dickinson of Springdale, Ark., Melissa Dickinson & Rusty Livingston of Parsons, 19 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, countless adopted children, grandchildren and friends.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Friday, November 5, 2010 at the First Baptist Church in Columbus with Pastor Warren Stanton officiating.

Burial will follow in the Oswego City Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the Church one hour before service time.

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Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church for Pre-K and K Sunday School Supplies; these may be left at or mailed to the funeral home. Services by the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home 611 S. East Ave. P.O. Box 127, Columbus, KS 66725.