Funeral services for Gerald L. Nickerson, 65, of Clay, will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, at Sandra Clark Funeral Home in Dallas with the Rev. Rodney Rhoden of Oak Cliff Presbyterian Church, officiating.

Visitation will be held from 1-6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021.

Mr. Nickerson died on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Dallas.

Gerald was born on Jan. 26, 1955, in Burleson County, to Grant Munson and Azelia Nickerson.

He married Mary Priestly on Aug. 15, 1980, in Sweetwater.

He graduated from Snook High School.

He worked as a foreman for Sweetwater Water Department for many years.

He was involved in clubs and organizations with his children and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Grant Munson; his mother, Arzelia Nickerson; his daughter, Tonya Rose-Andrews; his sisters, Pearline Nickerson, Cora Mae Huddlen, and Yvonne Nickerson; and his brother, Dennis Nickerson.

Gerald is survived by his wife, Mary Nickerson; his son, Louis Rose Jr.; his daughter, Mary Shields; his grandchildren, Rochelle Vander Munnik, Monique Richardson, Romonique Hamilton, Louis Rose II, Rebecca Rose, Alexisbrajhea’ Shields, LaTasha Shields, and Mark Shields II; his brothers, Leonard Nickerson, George Nickerson, Reginald Nickerson, and Richard Nickerson; his sisters, Marilyn Jones, Earline Nickerson, Georgia Huddlen, and Melonie Bailey; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and dear friends.

Arrangements by Sandra Clark Funeral Home, 6029 South R. L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75232.