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Laura Leona Durham Dixon
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Birth: Jan. 25, 1908
Death: Nov. 22, 1981



~*~ Laura Leona Durham Dixon ~*~
(January 25, 1908 ~ November 22, 1981)


"My Husband's Aunt"

Mrs Laura Leona Durham Dixon, 73, of Route 1, Pierce City, Missouri, passed away at 5 a.m. November 22, at her home after a sudden illness.

Mrs. Dixon was born January 25, 1908, at Seneca, Missouri, to Granville Bazzel and Edna Bennett Durham, and had lived in the Pierce City area since 1949. She was a retired seamstress.

She was the sister of Ora, Ray, Lester, Albert and Ralph Dixon, and two brothers who died in infancy, sisters, Jessie Miller, Ina Dunham, and Hazel Dixon.


On July 2, 1938, she married Rev. Glenn Dixon at Seneca, Missouri and he survives. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Monett.

Survivors in addition to her husband include two daughters, Mrs Vivian Walters of Pierce City, and Miss Phyllis Dixon of Nevada, Mo. A brother Albert Durham and a sister Hazel Dixon, both of Carl Junction, Missouri, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.


A heartfelt THANK YOU to Sherry Reed of Pierce City for the pictures and the info.


~*~




 
 
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 Parents:
  Granville Bazzel Durham (1867 - 1960)
  Edna C. Bennett Durham (1869 - 1936)
 
 Spouse:
  E. Glenn Dixon (1908 - 2002)*
 
 Children:
  Vivian Lee Dixon Walters (1939 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Baby Durham (1893 - 1893)*
  Baby Durham (1894 - 1894)*
  Ray Durham (1897 - 1924)*
  Albert Durham (1903 - 1994)*
  Ina Durham (1905 - 1996)*
  Laura Leona Durham Dixon (1908 - 1981)
  Hazel Durham Dixon (1912 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Baptist Church
Pierce City
Lawrence County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Barb J "John 3:16"
Record added: Jul 15, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9103169
Laura Leona <i>Durham</i> Dixon
Added by: Barb J "John 3:16"
 
Laura Leona <i>Durham</i> Dixon
Added by: Barb J "John 3:16"
 
Laura Leona <i>Durham</i> Dixon
Added by: Barb J "John 3:16"
 
 
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