Bonnie Jean Dickson was born on June 22, 1940 in Hatch, UT to Cyrus and Madeline Begay. She returned to our Heavenly Father on November 30, 2016.
Bonnie was a lifelong supporter of the various Whitehorse High School Raiders sports programs.
She traveled to many of her children and grandchildren’s athletic events. Sometimes she was the loudest supporter.
Bonnie was also an avid Utah Jazz fan.
She loved making arts and crafts, especially plastic canvas and cedar “ghost bead” necklaces.
She attended local churches and revivals. Bonnie was a dedicated member of the Terebinth Church in Aneth, UT. She is remembered as a strong Christian woman who shared her love, teasing, and laughter with her family and friends.
Bonnie is survived by her husband of 54 years, Thomas Dickson; sons Delbert (Marilyn), Lambert (Terri), and Allison; daughters Sharon (Keith) Jay, Sheryl (Matt) Baldwin. Bonnie had 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by her sisters Irene Benn, Veva Jones, Ella Armstrong, brothers Kay Begay, Happy Jerry Begay, and Lynn Begay.
She is preceded in death by her son Lambert Dickson, daughter in-law Marilyn Graymountain-Dickson, parents Cyrus and Madeline Begay, sisters Nellie Billie, Rachael Jones, and brother Terrance Begay.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 3 in Montezuma Creek at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Card of thanks
The Dickson family would like to personally thank the following entities who helped maintain Bonnie’s health during the past years of her life:
• Utah Navajo Health System - Montezuma Creek & Blanding Doctors and Nursing Staff
• Blue Mountain Hospital Dialysis Center
• Blue Mountain Hospital ER
• Precision Rehabilitation Staff
• Montezuma Creek EMTs
• San Juan Regional Nephrology Doctors and Nursing Staff
• San Juan Regional Trauma Doctors and Nursing Staff
• San Juan Regional Rehabilitation Hospital
• Life Flight
• Four Corners Regional Care Center
• Huntsman Cancer Institute
We would also like to thank the Montezuma Creek and Aneth communities for the overwhelming amount of support extended toward the Dickson family.
We are truly thankful for all the monetary donations, food donations, and assistance with funeral arrangements.
Special thanks to the, Montezuma Creek LDS Branch, President Luna and President Pete Black.