Oscar Dixon, 88, 216 Casey, Mt. Vernon, died at 1:55 a.m.
today at Good Samaritan Hospital.
He was born in Grayson county, Texas on Jan. 23, 1883, the
son of Elijah and Adelia (Smith) Dixon. He was married to
Mr. Dixon was a retired mechanic.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:00 p.m. at the
Hughey-Pulley Funeral Home, with Rev. Frank Tittle officiating.
Burial will be in West Salem cemetery. Friends may call at the
funeral home after 4:00 p.m. Sunday.
Mr. Dixon is survived by one son, Loren Dixon, Mt. Vernon;
three daughters, Mrs. Sadie Morgan and Mrs. Pauline Dunavan,
both of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Marie Craley, Granite City; 18
grandchildren; two brothers, Albert Dixon, Mt. Vernon, and
James Dixon, Ottawa; and two sisters, Mrs. Altha Bullock and
Mrs. Sarah Shane, both of Mt. Vernon.
He was preceded in death by three sons and his wife.
Entered Into Eternal Rest
Saturday, Oct 2, 1971
Source: Mt Vernon Register-News