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Emma "Granny" Busby Browning Dickerson

June 5, 1925 — March 19, 2007

Emma Busby Dickerson, 81, formerly of Abbeville, SC known by many in Abbeville as "Granny" widow of Warren Dickerson died Monday March 19, 2007 at the home of her daughter Dee Bloch in Atlanta, GA.

Born in Anderson, SC she was a daughter of the late James and Ida Smith Busby.

She was twide married first to the late Sterling T. Browning.

She was a retired textile employee with J.P. Stevens Mills and after retirement she became employeed with the Winn Dixie Grocery store in the Deli department. She was of the baptist faith.

Survivors include 1 daughter Dee-Browning Bloch of Atlanta, GA; 2 sisters Novella McCurry and Lula Smith both of Abbeville, SC; 7 grandchildren,13 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services honoring the life of Mrs. Dickerson will be conducted Thursday March 22, 2007 at 3:30 PM from The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with the Rev. Randy Taylor officiating. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

The body is at The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home where the family will recieve friends from 6:00 until 7:00 PM Wednesday evening.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be made to in memory of Ms. Dickerson to MD Anderson Cancer Center, c/o University of Texas, PO Box 4486, Houston, TX 77210-4486 or by logging onto


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Wed. March 21, 2007
6:00-7:00 PM


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home Chapel
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Thurs. March 22, 2007
3:30 PM


Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
2699 Highway 72
Abbeville ,  SC  29620
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