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Rosalie Randolph Dickson

December 3, 2012
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Rosalie Randolph Dickson died on Monday, December 3, 2012 peacefully at home of pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary emboli. A private graveside service was held December 5 at Bellefontaine Cemetery. She was born December 14, 1919, the daughter of William Fitzhugh Randolph and Katharine Gratz Randolph. She married the late Edgar V. Dickson in 1966. He died in 2010. A prior marriage to George Mallinckrodt ended in divorce. She is survived by her daughters Lee and Ann Mallinckrodt, her stepdaugters Elizabeth Mallinckrodt Bryden and Mary Randolph Dickson Ballinger (who is also a cousin). She graduated from Mary Institute in 1938 and from Pine Manor Junior College. She had a career in modeling and was active in the Junior League and the Garden Club. She was an avid rider and tennis player and met Ned Dickson on the tennis court. They had many happy years together playing tennis. She will be remembered for her youthful, joyful, fun loving ways, her attention to detail, her curiosity and her wonderful dinner parties in her beautiful garden. She and Ned enjoyed many winters in Naples Florida. They also loved Clarksville, MO. and raised money for the Clarksville Historical Society with frequent fish fries. She played the piano and was an adventurous, loving aunt to Kathy, Gale, Kimmy, and Rosalie, daughters of her late sister Kitty Thompson Stovell. Her extended family fondly remembers the annual Christmas Day celebration and lunch at their house. She was lovingly cared for by her helpers Rob, Christiane, Mirella, Stephanie, Becky, Basari, Carolyn, Veronica and Linda and so appreciated their kindness. A SERVICE OF THE LUPTON CHAPEL