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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.

*NOTES
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
 


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