Jeannie Dicks


March 03, 1934
- December 31, 2016

SAN DIEGO, CA - Jeannie Dicks formerly of Milo, went to her reward on Dec. 31, 2016 in San Diego, Calif. She was 82. She is survived by her husband Ralph Dicks, two sons, a daughter, adopted daughter, and several grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husbands Edgar Elledge and Joe Palermo.

Jeannie joined the Navy in 1952, the year she graduated from Gustine High School in Merced County.

In the late 1970s, she co-founded one the country's first advocy groups for female verterans. It was called Waves National and now lives on under the name Military Women Across The Nation.

A date has not been announced for her funeral. She is to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


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