Michelle Marie Dickens, age 68 of Portland, passed away May 26, 2023 after an extended illness. She was born in Rock Island, Illinois to the late Donald Gardner, and Sallie Gardner. She is also survived by her husband of 29 years, Jeff Dickens; step-daughter, Stacey Hicks; brother, John Gardner; sister, Linda Lazar; nephew, Sidney Hanson; mothers-in-law, Peggy Barnes and Donna Dickens; grandchildren, Cierra Hicks, Jimmie Hicks, Brayden Payton, Bentley Payton, Easton Hicks, and Spencer Smith. Michelle worked for over 30 years in the medical field as a mammography x-ray technician. She loved her flower gardens, animals, and finding a great bargain at thrift stores. A gathering for family and friends will be at Crestview Funeral Home in Gallatin on Saturday June 10 from 2-4 pm.