Valerie J. Dickens Chaney born January 3, 1949 passed away on January 23, 2020 with her husband, Dallas Chaney, at her side.
Valerie lived in Redding, California with her husband and her kitty “Effy”. Valerie loved her husband of 23 years and her kitties, candy, effy, and Diet Pepsi. She loved The Beatles and listening to 60’ and 70’s music with her husband.
Valerie is preceded in death by her Mother Victoria Dickens (George), her father James Woodrow Dickens (Dick Wolf), her sister Elaine Clausen, nephew James Dickens and her niece Stefknee Almeter.
Valerie leaves behind a Daughter , Michelle McKean of Branford, Connecticut, and 2 sisters, Karen Dickens of Klamath Falls, Oregon and Vickie Dickens of Portland, Oregon. Several family members including Aunt Susie Red Bird Jackson of Gilroy, California, Aunt Mary Ann and Uncle Plummie Wright of Chiloquin, Oregon. Nieces Wednesday Calhoun, Kish Clausen, Lena Almeter, nephews Thomas Clausen and Gary Christensen. Cousins Georgene Wright Nelson, Tammi Wright, Harold Wright, Aaron Wright, Darin Wright, Kimberly Monique, Denise Imholt, Lori, Harold Barney, Veronica, Monique, Devin and so many more.
Valerie always had a smile and a laugh for you, she will be truly missed.
On Monday, January 27, 2020 Valerie was laid to rest in a very private ceremony in Redding, California with family sending her on her journey.