Andrea “Sweetie” King Dickerson


Andrea “Sweetie” King Dickerson, 62, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at a local healthcare facility.

She worked for DHS for 19 years and then went on to retire from TDOT where she worked as an administrative assistant, in the Chattanooga office, after 15 years of service there. She enjoyed music, traveling, helping others and most of all spending time with her grandchildren, friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy M. and Ruth King; and brother, Darrell King.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her daughter, Abbie Ruth Kelly; brothers: Jerry King, Kenny (Patsy) King, Alan (Linda) King, Larry (Beverly) King, and Randy Miles King; sister-in-law, Carolyn King; grandchildren: Landan, Logan and Georgia; special niece, Nancy Jones; as well as several other nieces, nephews and extended family.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

A celebration of life service will be held Monday, April 23, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Companion Funeral Home, with the burial to follow at Fort Hill Cemetery. Minister Joe Brooks will be officiating.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Andrea or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at


No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment


Print subscribers have FREE access to by registering HERE

Non-subscribers have limited monthly access to local stories, but have options to subscribe to print, web or electronic editions by clicking HERE

We are sorry but you have reached the maximum number of free local stories for this month. If you have a website account here, please click HERE to log in for continued access.

If you are a print subscriber but do not have an account here, click HERE to create a website account to gain unlimited free access.

Non-subscribers may gain access by subscribing to any of our print or electronic subscriptions HERE