Rebecca Marvena (Rector) Dykes

September 20, 1949 ~ July 22, 2019 (age 69)


Rebecca Marvena Dykes, age 69 of Whitwell, TN passed away Monday, July 22, 2019. She was a 1967 graduate of Marion County High School & she was a member of the Whitwell Church of God. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin Junior & Ama Lee Rector; brother, Bruce Rector. Marvena worked many years at Beaulieu in Bridgeport, AL.

Those left to cherish her memories are her ex-husband, Ronnie Dykes; son, Stacey (Tonia) Dykes both of Whitwell; brothers, Chris Rector of Jasper, Wheylon (Shiloh) Rector of Texas; sisters, Debbie Horne of Richard City, Margaret (Kevin) Swihart of Indiana, Rhonda (Mike) Pruett of Soddy Daisy, Andera (Danny) Galloway of Georgia, Sonya (Don) Bell of Cleveland, Vanita (William “Peanut”) Williams of Jasper, one granddaughter, Madison Dykes; several nieces and nephews.

We want to extend a special thanks to the Staff at NHC Dunlap and Hospice of Chattanooga for the wonderful care they provided.

Family will receive friends 1PM-8PM, Thursday, July 25, 2019

Funeral Service 1PM, Friday, July 26, 2019 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Michael Shrum officiating. Interment to follow at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens in Jasper.

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Arrangements by Whitwell Memorial Funeral Home 423-658-7777.



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July 25, 2019

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Whitwell Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.
P.O. Box 898
Whitwell, TN 37397

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