Deborah Ann (Hoppe) Dickey, age 70 of Mocksville, NC died January 11, 2023.
Debbie was born on a leap year, February 29, 1952, in Hammond, IN. She was the daughter of the late Bernard Allen Hoppe and Charlotte Ann (McPhail) Hoppe.
Debbie graduated from high school in New Ulm MN, where she met her husband during senior year. She attended Iowa State University in Ames, IA. In 1974 she married Gene Allen Dickey and enjoyed life as an Army wife for 28 years, moving all over the country and re-establishing her home and family multiple times. She then chose a career in retail and owned her own store, American Treasures, in Winston-Salem NC. Debbie had many accomplished skills, including crafting, picture framing, cake decorating and knitting. She was a devoted dog mom to numerous rescued greyhounds and borzois. She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Mocksville
Debbie leaves behind her loving husband, three sons and four sisters: Ann Kleppe (Andrew) of Phoenix AZ, Mary Douglas (Geord) of Bellingham WA, Jane Henderson (Doug) of Ann Arbor MI, and Jean Soranno (Steve) of Bradenton FL.
A Funeral Mass for Debbie will be held at 11:00 am, February 28, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, with a reception following in the Parish Hall.
In lieu of flowers, Debbie asked that donations be made to the National Borzoi Rescue Foundation.
We, the staff of Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville, are honored to serve the family.