The Dickison family wishes to announce the passing of Deloros Elaine 'Shoemaker" Dickison at her home on July 9, 2021. Deloras was 93 years when she passed. A celebration of life service will be held Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at 11:00 AM at Agape Christian Center at 650 Hwy 7, Baker City, OR 97814. Interment will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery; Pastor Garth Johnson will be officiating the service.
Deloros was born June 28, 1928, in Pasco, Washington, to Harry and Vola Shoemaker, the oldest of four siblings. After moving to Baker with her parents, she graduated from Baker High School. She worked for Bell Telephone and was a long-standing member of the Methodist Church from childhood. She married Charles Rodney Dickison on February 8, 1953. She was a devoted wife for 52 years and a loving mother and grandmother.
Deloros was active as one of the founding families of the Agape Church and served at the Baker Senior Center for many years. She enjoyed YMCA water aerobics and gardening.
Deloros is survived by two brothers, Rod and Dixon Shoemaker, her children: Jim Dickison, Ron Dickison, and Eutonna M. Dickison Lee and five grandchildren; Amos Lee, Shelby Lee, Eli Dickison, Michelle'Dickison' Cooper, and Kyle Dickison and eleven great-grandchildren.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions may direct them to Agape Christian Center or St. Judes Children's Hospital. This may be done through Coles Tribute Center, 1950 Place Street, Baker City, OR 97814.
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