September 2, 2014

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Lila Manley Dicken, 94

Lila Manley Dicken, 94, of Butler passed away on November 16, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Ft. Thomas.

She was born in Owingsville, she earned a teaching degree at Kentucky Wesleyan College. Her first teaching job was in Campbell Co., where she met her husband, Dale H. Dicken whom preceded her in death, as did a baby girl and a son, Dale Jr. After teaching more than 30 years in Kentucky and Ohio, she retired and spent time volunteering. She was a member of the Butler United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Campbell County Retired Teachers, Kentucky Retired Teachers and Delta Kappa Gamma and a Kentucky Colonel.

Surviving are son, Jeff (Tammy) Dicken, Butler; and daughter-in-law, Diane Dicken, Fairview Park, Ohio; grandchildren, Farrah Dicken (Jim) Breslin, Lexington, Brad  (Kim) Dicken, North Olmsted, Ohio, Riley (Erika)  Dicken, Fairview Park, Ohio, Shelley Dicken, Lakewood, Ohio; and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 12 - 2 p.m., Thursday, November 21, 2013 with the funeral immediately following at Butler Methodist Church under the direction of Peoples Funeral Home, Butler.

Interment will be at Mt. Gilead Cemetery, Carthage (Campbell Co.).

Memorials if desired are suggested to: Butler Methodist Women, 6480 US Hwy 27 N., Butler, KY.

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