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Charlotte Louise (Perdun) Elliott Dickson, 89, passed away at 4:22 a.m., Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Jerseyville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jerseyville.

She was born on June 17, 1931 in Jerseyville and was the daughter of the late Jake and Bonnie (Reynolds) Perdun.

Charlotte grew up in the Jerseyville/Kane area and spent  many years residing in California, as well as Wisconsin, prior to settling in Brighton.

She first married Jim Elliott and he was tragically killed in an automobile accident in 1966.

She later married Forest Dickson and together they have shared in many wonderful memories with one another.

Charlotte took great pride in caring for her home and enjoyed sewing and cooking. Her home was a common gathering place for family dinners and her warm hospitality always made everyone feel right at home.

Surviving are her husband, Forest Dickson of Brighton; two daughters and their spouses, Linda and “Bonnie B” and Bonnie and Russell Masoner; four step-children, Tom Dickson, Nancy Koland, Peggy Rodrigus and Julie Jones; 4 grandchildren, Rev. Greg (Kim) Frasure, Kelly, Lisa and Joey; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extending family members who cared for her immensely.

In addition to her parents and her first husband, she was preceded in death by Stuart Perdun, Robert Perdun, her twin brother, Charles Perdun and C. Maurice Perdun.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of funeral services at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Crawford Funeral in Jerseyville with Pastor Don Letson officiating.

Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville.

In lieu of flowers or plants, memorials may be given to the Building Fund at Brighton First Baptist Church, where Charlotte was a longtime and active member. 

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