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Edith Dixon

Services for Edith Flanagin Dixon, 60, were held Tuesday morning at the McPeters Funeral Home Chapel.

Mrs. Dixon died Monday at the Northeast Mississippi Medical Center. She was a retired owner and manager of a grocery store.

Burial was in the Henry Cemetery. The Rev. Carroll Kenley officiated.

Survivors include her husband, James W. Dixon Sr. of Corinth, two daughters, Mrs. Jamie Timbes of Corinth and Mrs. Patricia Lancaster of Madison, Ala.; a son, James W. Dixon Jr. Of Counce, Tenn.; her mother, Mrs. Maggie Flanagin of Corinth; and four grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Gordon Estes, Ralph Seay, Buford Lancaster, David Byrd, Doug Simmons and Jimmy Caldwell.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 16 Oct 1984] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.


James W. Dixon

Services for James W. "J.W." Dixon, 66, were held at 3:45 p.m. Sunday at McPeters Funeral Home Chapel.

He died Friday, Sept. 29, 1989, at Magnolia Hospital after a three-week illness. He was a retired merchant, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, a member of the V.F.W., American Legion, Mississippi/Tennessee Peace Officers Association, and served as Assistant Chief of Police of Corinth for 13½ years.

Burial will be in Henry Cemetery. Officiating were the Revs. Doyle Caldwell and Dennis Smith.

Survivors include one son, Jimmy Dixon of Corinth; two daughters, Jamie Timbes of Corinth and Patricia Lancaster of Pensacola, Fla.; one brother, Gaines Hill Dixon of Cairo, Ill.; two sisters, Stella Dees of Biggersville and Lillie Wamsley of Corinth and four grandchildren.

McPeters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 2 Oct 1989] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.


James William Dixon (Jimmy) Jr.

GLEN - James William Dixon Jr., 44, maintenance worker for Intex Plastics Corp., died of smoke inhalation Wednesday at his home.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Magnolia Funeral Home with burial in Henry Cemetery. He was a Baptist.

He leaves a daughter, Lindsay Brooke Dixon, and a son, James William 'Jake' Dixon III, both of Glen; and two sisters, Jamie Dixon Timbes of Corinth and Patricia Dixon Lancaster of Pensacola, Fla. The family requests that memorials be sent to the Children of Jimmy Dixon Memorial Fund at Peoples Bank.
[Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN), 08 Dec 2001] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.


       

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