|Birth: ||Dec. 25, 1938|
|Death: ||Jun. 5, 2012|
Billie Carol Dixon passed away on 5 Jun 2012. She was 73.
Billie was born to Archie Le and Anna Jean Gipson on 25 Dec 1938 in Tyler, TX. She was the third of four children.
During the 1940s, Billie moved to Los Angeles, CA with her family. She remained there until 1948 when the family relocated to Bakersfield, CA.
Growing up, Billie was an excellent student in school. She took violin lessons, ran track and was very good in modern dance.
Billie married Ted Dixon on 2 Mar 1957. Of this union, she gave birth to four children: Cheri, Paula, Robin and Rodney.
The family settled in Ridgecrest, CA where Billie was initially employed as an operator for Continental Telephone.
During her adult years, Billie enjoyed bowling and was active in the NAACP.
She accepted Christ at an early age, and later became a member of Victory Baptist Church, where she remained until she relocated to Maryland with her daughter, Paula.
Billie is survived by her daughter Paula Goins of Brandywine, MD; two sons Robin Dixon of Lynnwood, WA and Rodney Dixon of Las Vegas, NV; two sisters Bobbie McClanahan of Fairfield, CA and Rudy Gipson of San Jose, CA; five grandchildren Cheri of Ridgecrest, CA, Donte Dixon of Everett, WA, Craig Dixon of Ridgecrest, Allen Goins of Las Vegas, and Donnell Dixon of Ferndale, WA and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Billie was preceded in death by her husband Ted Dixon, daughter Cheri Dixon, father Archie Lee Gipson, mother Anna Lee Gipson and brother Jessie Gipson.
Published Daily Independent, Ridgecrest, CA 12 Jun 2012
Ted Dixon (1938 - 2006)
Desert Memorial Park
Created by: D. O.
Record added: Jun 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91865975
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