Bobbie Dixon Dies At Age 40; Rites Monday
Bobbie Dixon, 40, of 1310 Conger Avenue, died at 1:50 a.m.
today at Good Samaritan Hospital, where he had been a patient
for one day. Mr. Dixon was an employee of the International Shoe Co.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2:00 p.m. at the Calvary
Apostolic church, of which he was a member. The Rev. E. J. McClintock
and the Rev. LeRoy Sherry will officiate and burial will be in Wolf
Prairie cemetery. Friends may call at Myers Chapel after 5:00 p.m.
Sunday. At noon Monday the body will be taken to the church, to lie
in state until the funeral hour.
Mr. Dixon was born January 12, 1927 in Jefferson county, the son of
Oscar and Lillian (Bean) Dixon. He is survived by his father, Oscar Dixon;
four sisters, Mrs. Sadie Morgan and Mrs. Pauline Dunavan of Mt. Vernon,
Mrs. Myree Cralley of Granite City and Mrs. Peary (sic) Piercy of Pass
Christian, Miss.; and a brother, Loran Dixon of Mt. Vernon.
He was preceded in death by his mother and two brothers.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: Saturday, May 13, 1967