Edgar Dixon, 88, died Thursday, December 11 at his home in Paintsville
after an extended illness.
He was the son of the late George and Sally Wilson Dixon. He was born
in Johnson County April 28, 1887. He was a retired miner and a member
of the Van Lear Freewill Baptist church.
He married Jennie Daniel Dixon on May 27, 1913 in Lawrence County.
Surviving other than his wife are three sons, Walter and Chester A. of
Madison, OH, and Raymond of Van Lear; seven daughters, Virgie Olsen of
Algonquin, IL, Addie Millette of Tomahawk, Flora Osborne and Hattie
Wells, both of Paintsville, Martha Taylor of Strunk, KY, Rose Ann Dow
of Temple Terrace, FL and Mary McClamma of Tampa, FL and 52
Funeral services were held Sunday, December 14, in the Jones-Preston
Funeral Home Chapel with Richard Williams as officiating minister.
Burial was in the family cemetery at Van Lear with Jones-Preston
Funeral Home handling arrangements.
December 17, 1975
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