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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