Mathew “Jeff” Luke Dickens, Jr., 93, passed away peacefully to new life in Christ on Feb 28th. He was born May 25, 1921 to Mathew Luke and Etta Pearle Dickens, of Littleton, NC. He is predeceased by his parents and siblings Lawrence, Rufus, and Lucille. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 73 years Ann Page Dickens (nee Coburn). After a long and honorable career with the Daily Press, he retired in Hampton. Inurnment will be at Peninsula Memorial Gardens. A service honoring his life will be at a future date. Condolences may be sent to Ann c/o VHS, 1028 Topping Lane Room 7, Hampton, VA 23666.