Nila Dickason


October 29, 2019 - 10:13 AM

Nila Ilene Hittle Dickason, 90, of Overland Park, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 at Sheridan Assisted Living, Overland Park. She was born Jan. 11, 1929 in Lake City, the daughter of Raymond and Amy Sitler Hittle.

She was dedicated to serving her family and community. Nila acquired her master’s degrees in accounting, CPA, and education. She spent her career teaching accounting and special education. In Humboldt, Nila managed the community food pantry for many years. She was a member of the 258 Board of Education, Humboldt Methodist Church, where she also taught Sunday School for many years, Tri-Valley Developmental Services, and numerous other  organizations including the Daughters of the American Revolution, Republican Women, and the local quilt guild.

After moving to Overland Park, she volunteered at Mission Southside Food Pantry and attended Blue Valley Baptist Church.

Nila enjoyed reading, quilting, sewing, gardening and serving.

Nila was married to Ivan “Dick” Dickason for 41 years. He preceded her in death on June 10, 1993.

She is also preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Amy Hittle; brothers, Elvin Hittle and Joe Keesling; and grandson, Jeff Flory.

Nila is survived by her daughter, Dana Flory and husband Jim of Overland Park; sons, Nolan Dickason and wife Cynthia of Crescent, Okla., and Allen Dickason of Overland Park; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Monday at Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons. Burial followed at Lyons Municipal Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Blue Valley Baptist Church Library Fund or Mission Southside Food Pantry in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons.

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