|Birth: ||Dec. 13, 1946|
|Death: ||Nov. 9, 2011|
Beatrice Dixon Meece Graham, 64 years of age, of Sugar Creek Road in Lancaster, Kentucky departed this life on Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.
She was born on Friday, December 13th, 1946 in Shelbyville, Indiana, daughter of the late Robert D. Dixon and Fern Rutherford Dixon. She was a homemaker and a member of Beuna Vista Baptist Church.
She was survived by four children, Shane (and his wife, Sheila) Meece of Lancaster, Kentucky, Wayne Meece of Nicholasville, Kentucky, Betty Meece of Nicholasville, Kentucky, and Judy (and her husband, Darryl) Stratton of Lancaster, Kentucky; three brothers, Ed Dixon of New Mexico, and Roscoe Dixon and Tom Dixon, both of Indiana; four sisters, Pauline Jacobs of Indiana, Blanche Gibson of Indiana, Dolly Jacobs of Indiana, and Barbara Steel of Indiana; 22 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends who mourn her passing.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Fern Dixon; her husband, Clarence Meece Jr.; one son, Floyd Joseph Ball; and two sisters, Laverne Jacobs and Shirley Smith.
Visitations were held from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 13th, 2011 at the Ramsey Funeral Home.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 14th, 2011 in the Chapel of the Ramsey Funeral Home with Bro. Keith Weldon officiating.
Her pallbearers were, Carlos Meece, Chris Meece, Timothy Colwell, Darryl Stratton, Clarence Traylor, Gary Spigle, Eric Milburn, and Sam McMillan. Her honorary pallbearers were, Austin Meece, David Ball and Floyd Joseph Ball, Jr.
Burial followed in the Lancaster Cemetery in Garrard County, Kentucky.
THIS IS A TRIBUTE IN MEMORY OF BEATRICE,
I'd like the memory of me
to be a happy one.
I'd like to leave an after glow
of smiles when life is done.
I'd like to leave an echo
whispering softly down the ways,
Of happy times and laughing times
and bright and sunny days.
I'd like the tears of those who grieve,
to dry before the sun
of happy memories
that I leave when my life is done.
Robert D Dixon (1904 - 1981)
Fern Eleanor Rutherford Dixon (1915 - 2000)
Clarence H. Graham (1933 - 2005)*
Clarence Meece (1942 - 1988)*
Floyd Joey Ball (1964 - 2002)*
Shirley Dixon Smith (1942 - 2009)*
Roscoe J. Dixon (1944 - 2012)*
Beatrice Dixon Graham (1946 - 2011)
Created by: Cadmus
Record added: Nov 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80380257
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