Margaret Ellen <I>Dixon</I> Stites

Margaret Ellen Dixon Stites

Birth
Christian County, Kentucky, USA
Death 20 Oct 2007 (aged 100)
Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 22501536 · View Source
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Margaret Ellen (Dixon) Stites, 100, Greenwood, formerly of Louisville, KY passed away October 20, 2007. She was born December 20, 1906 in Christian County, KY to Joseph Fagan & Hettie Redford (Knight) Dixon. Margaret graduated from Hopkinsville High School in Hopkinsville, KY and from the University of Michigan with a degree in Social Work. On June 18, 1930 she married Dr. John Stites. They lived in San Francisco, CA their first year while Dr. Stites did his internship. They then moved to Louisville. Dr. Stites preceded her in death on October 20, 1970.

She is survived by her two children, Mary (Paul) Coutz of Greenwood and John (Nancy) Stites Jr. of Huntington Beach, CA. and five grandchildren, Chief Master Sgt. James (Jill) Sargent of Little Rock, AK, John (Janet) Sargent of Clinton, NC, Joseph D. Sargent of Greenwood, John (Cora Jane) Stites III of Huntington Beach, CA and Wendy (Jim) Bacin of Orange, CA. And eight great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her two brothers, Fagan Dixon of Austin, TX and John Morris Dixon of Oak Grove, KY.

Margaret worked as a social worker in Louisville for six years. She was a member of the Crescent Hill Methodist Church for 60 years. She was also a member of the Louisville Womens' Club and Big Springs Country Club. Margaret grew up on a farm and loved horseback riding and ice skating on the pond. She was a very gracious southern lady with a deep faith and a fun-loving spirit and will be greatly missed by those who loved her.

Arrangements entrusted to Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Greenwood.


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  • Created by: William Taber
  • Added: 27 Oct 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 22501536
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Ellen Dixon Stites (20 Dec 1906–20 Oct 2007), Find a Grave Memorial no. 22501536, citing Resthaven Memorial Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by William Taber (contributor 46480146) .