Funeral is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport with the Rev. Walter Waiser officiating. Pallbearers are Richard Blake, Matthew Blake, David Blake and Eddie Cantrell. Burial will be in Chico Cemetery.
Nettie was born Aug. 19, 1931, to William and Effie (Cox) Newkirk. She married Harold Dickinson in Hopkins County and worked for KMart as a sales clerk.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Harold Dickinson.
Survivors include her daughters, Kathryn Blake and husband, Richard, of Alvord, Helen Cantrell of Bedford and Shirley Griffith and husband, Richard, of North Richland Hills; her son, Eddie Cantrell and wife, Katherine, of Guthrie, Okla.; grandchildren Matthew, David, Jacqueline, Gregory, John and Ashlea; 12 great-grandchildren; other family members; and a host of friends.