Lorena Cle Dickard

Lorena Cle Dickard
May 21, 1932 - July 15, 2020

Services for Lorena Dickard will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at First Baptist Church of Van, with Bro. Mike Calhoun officiating and Bro. Mark Frizzell assisting. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Friday evening at Hilliard Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest at Fairway Garden of Memories Cemetery in Van.
Lorena Cle Dickard passed away on July 15, 2020. She was born May 21, 1932 to Connor James (CJ) and Floy Pack Gentry. She married the love of her life, Billy Byron Dickard on February 24, 1951 and they recently celebrated 69 years together. She had two main loves in her life, her family and her Lord. She was always active in her local church, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Van most of her life. She served as GA Director, WMU Director, and taught Sunday School. While her home life was her main focus, she also worked selling cosmetics and jewelry and substitute taught with Van ISD.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Mildred Becker and Ruth Adkins, and her son-in-law, Don English.
She is survived by her husband Billy Dickard of Van, one sister, JoAnn Richardson and her husband Herb, three children, Angela Dickard English, Stanley and Nancy Dickard, and Edward (Eddie) Dickard. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Anna Grace Dickard, S. Byron and Sarah Dickard, II, Sean Dickard, and Nathan Dickard, one great granddaughter, Rachelle Nora Dickard, numerous nieces and nephews and their families and a host of beloved friends.
Pallbearers will be Sean Dickard, Bo Richardson, Mike Richardson, Xavier Quezada, and Brady Richardson.