Annie Elizabeth Dickerson Dixon, 98, of White Sulphur Springs, WV, died Saturday, March 26, 2016, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Fairlea, WV.
Born October 19, 1917, in Hot Springs, VA, she was the daughter of John A. and Zoe L. White Dickerson.
She was the last survivor of her immediate family.
Mrs. Dixon worked as a housekeeper for The Greenbrier resort. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of White Sulphur Springs for over 70 years, where she served as church mother; she loved working in her yard.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Julian E. Dixon; son, Leon E. Dixon; grandson-in-law, Anthony Basil; sister, Alice Dickerson; brothers, Wilburn “Buddy” Dickerson and Milford Dickerson; and special friend, Alice Banks.
Those left to cherish precious memories are her caregivers, Connie Williams, the Rev. Greg E. Scott, and Randy Viney; two grandchildren, Dominic Dixon (Adriana) of Quito, Ecuador, and Denise Dixon-Basil of Vienna, VA; four great-grandchildren, Domenica and Angel Dixon, Charles Anthony, and Angelica Basil; one great-great-grandson, Anthony Victor Iem; daughter-in-law, Lucille Dixon; special friends down through the years, Katherine Coleman Johnson, Helen Burns Prather of Columbus, OH, Celiste Coy, Donna Lee of Teays Valley, Rich Ford, and Rod Davis (who cut her grass through the years); and other relatives and friends.
Special thanks to Dr. Frank Collins, Katie Green, and Mary Rush.
Funeral services will be held at 12 PM on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at First Baptist Church of White Sulphur Springs, 10 Church Street, with the Rev. Greg E. Scott officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Gum Street, White Sulphur Springs.
Friends may call two hours prior to the service at the church on Thursday.
Condolences may be emailed to email@example.com.
Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor in Beckley, WV, is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the March 30, 2016, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.