Gilah Marie Aurola Dickenson, 90, of La Grande, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Country Rose Manor. A Graveside Service will be held at Cove Cemetery on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 10:00am.
Gilah was born on November 30, 1928 in Hilgard, Oregon to Emery and Marie (Sanford) Ferguson. She married Harold Dickenson on September 28, 1947 in Pendleton, Oregon. They made their home in Cove for over 55 years. After Harold passed away, she lived at Grande Ronde Retirement. The past six years, she lived at Country Rose Manor.
Gilah is survived by her daughters, Tannis Dickenson of Hermiston, OR, Teresia (Lenard) Porfily of Summerville, Oregon and Trudy (Ken) Elliott of Emmett, Idaho; 9 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren and sister-in-law, Mary Jane Daggett of Hermiston, OR. She was preceded in death by her parents, Emery and Marie Ferguson; husband of 61 years, Harold Dickenson; brothers, Samuel Ferguson and Duane Ferguson; sister, Naomi Dickenson and great grandson, Kyle Andersen.