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Dixie Helen Damron1,2

Female
b. 7 November 1935, d. 3 September 2009


Family John Ross Tooker
Marriage* 1958  Principal=John Ross Tooker1,3 
Divorce* July 1976  Kern Co., CA, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPTF-HZD
Name: Dixie H Damron
Event Type: Divorce
Event Date: Jul 1976
Event Place: Kern, California
Spouse's Name: John R Tooker
Collection: John R Tooker, "California, Divorce Index, 1966-1984", Principal=John Ross Tooker1,3 
Children  1. Rebecca Dawn Tooker
  2. David R. Tooker
  3. Deborah Ruth Tooker
  4. Vanda Rachael Tooker

Note*   Dixie is the daughter of Dixie and Dwight Damron.

Even thought they were divorced in 1976, her obit mentions that she and JOhn had been married for 51 years. It is possible they remarried or still consideed themselves married.3 
Birth* 7 November 1935  Marlow, Stephens Co., OK2,3 
Married Name 1958  Tooker1,3 
Marriage* 1958  Principal=John Ross Tooker1,3 
Divorce* July 1976  Kern Co., CA, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPTF-HZD
Name: Dixie H Damron
Event Type: Divorce
Event Date: Jul 1976
Event Place: Kern, California
Spouse's Name: John R Tooker
Collection: John R Tooker, "California, Divorce Index, 1966-1984", Principal=John Ross Tooker1 
Death* 3 September 2009  Bakersfield, Kern Co., CA2,3 
News/Obit* 5 September 2009  Dixie Helen Tooker
1935 - 2009

Dixie Helen Tooker 1935 - 2009 Dixie Helen Tooker, born November 7, 1935 in Marlow Oklahoma to Dwight and Dixie Damron went home to be with the Lord September 3, 2009. Dixie truly exemplified the life of Christ. It was her hearts desire, to honor her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Dixie achieved her desire in life and the Lord has now said "well done good and faithful servant you have been faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things" Matthew 25:21

Until we see that smile again our precious wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, we are comforted in the knowledge "... that to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord..." II Corinthians 5:8. Dixie is survived by her husband of 51 years, John Ross Tooker, her four children, David Ross Tooker, Deborah Ruth Wallace, Vanda Rachael Wright and Rebecca Dawn Prall, her three sons-in-law Curtis Wright, Thomas Prall and Darrell Wallace. She is preceded in death by her sister (dying the same day) Vanda Sue Lanier and daughter-in-law Pamela Grace Tooker. Dixie is also survived by her brother Duane Damron, her grandchildren Joshua Duke (Nicole), Jacob Tooker (Shannon), Zachary Mains, Leah Wallace, Lauren Long, Halston Kendricks (Leelynn), Max Tooker, Seth Long, Haley Wright and Grace Prall. Also seven great grandchildren.

Special thanks to Bakersfield Family Medical Wound Care Center and Optimal Hospice. Services to be held Thursday September 10 at 10 a.m. at Valley Baptist Church (4800 Fruitvale Ave.) with graveside to follow at Delano Cemetery

Mish Funeral Home

Published in The Bakersfield Californian, (CA) - September 5, 20093 
Burial* 10 September 2009  North Kern Cemetery, Delano, Kern Co., CA2,3 

Citations
  1. [S1252] California Divorce Index, 1966-1984.
  2. [S626] Find-A-Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com.
  3. [S323] News Bank.


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