Deborah Ann (Hoppe) Dickey

Published 4:46 pm Monday, February 6, 2023

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Deborah Ann (Hoppe) Dickey, 70, of Mocksville, NC died Jan. 11, 2023.

Debbie was born on a leap year, Feb. 29, 1952, in Hammond, Ind., daughter of the late Bernard Allen Hoppe and Charlotte Ann (McPhail) Hoppe.

Debbie graduated from high school in New Ulm, Minn., where she met her husband during senior year. She attended Iowa State University in Ames. 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. 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, 3 sons; and 4 sisters, Ann Kleppe (Andrew) of Phoenix. Ariz., Mary Douglas (Geord) of Bellingham, Wash., Jane Henderson (Doug) of Ann Arbor, Mich. and Jean Soranno (Steve) of Bradenton, Fla.

A Funeral Mass for Debbie will be held Feb. 28 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

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.