|Birth: ||Dec. 29, 1924|
|Death: ||Oct. 27, 2006|
Evelyn Gene Dixon, 81, of Shelbyville, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at her home.
Born Dec. 29, 1924, in Decatur County, she was the daughter of Curtis and Stella (Marsh) Patterson. She married Dallas Dixon on April 27, 1944, and he preceded her in death Dec. 2, 1983.
Survivors include seven daughters, Nancy Randolph, Cathy (husband, Paul) Bowers, Janice (husband, Jack) Montgomery, Kerry (husband, Gary) Fuller and Rhonda Lightner, all of Shelbyville, Marilyn (husband, Dale) Mingee of Bloomington and Doretta (husband, Phil) Gahimer of Manilla; four sons, Dallas D. Dixon, Dana Dixon and Terry (wife, Darlene) Dixon, all of Shelbyville, and Dennis Dixon of Rushville; one stepdaughter, Sara Martin; 22 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and seven stepgrandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Thelma Linne, Dorothy Smith and Nedra Bruce; one brother, Dora Patterson; one stepdaughter, Mary Walker; and one grandson, Scotty Montgomery.
Mrs. Dixon graduated from St. Paul High School.
She worked in food service at Shelbyville Central Schools for 23 years, from 1976 to 1999.
Mrs. Dixon was a member of the Moose and Eagles lodges.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Murphy-Parks Funeral service, 703 S. Harrison St.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Harvey Weaver officiating.
Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Dallas Dixon (1918 - 1983)*
Janice M. Dixon Montgomery (1950 - 2015)*
Forest Hill Cemetery
Created by: Rochelle Riordan
Record added: Nov 21, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16733848