Lillian M. Dixon
Lillian M. Dixon Dies At Age 74; Funeral Tuesday
Mrs. Lillian M. Dixon died a t 9:30 p.m. Sunday at her home,
1310 Conger, at the age of 74 years, four months, and 13 days.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the
Calvary Apostolic church, of which she was a member, with the
Rev. LeRoy Sherry officiating. Burial will be in Wolf Prairie
cemetery. The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel where
friends may call after 5:00 p.m. today. At noon, Tuesday,
the body will be taken to the church to lie in state until
the funeral hour.
Mrs. Dixon was born Jan. 18, 1890, in McClellan township, the
daughter of King W. and Anna (Laney) Bean. Survivors include
three sons, Harold W., Loran A. and Bob Dixon, all of Mt. Vernon;
four daughters, Mrs. Sadie Morgan and Mrs. Pauline Dunavan, both
of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Myree Crally of Granite City, Ill., and Mrs.
Pearl Piercy of Escondido, Calif.; two brothers, Ernest and
Stewart Bean, both of Mt. Vernon; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-
grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, two sisters,
three brothers, and four grandchildren.
Find A Grave lists her parents as King William Bean and
Phanata Anna Laney. She was married to Osacar Dixon and
he is buried at West Salem Cemetery.
Source: Mt Vernon Register-News
Date: Monday, June 1, 1964
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman