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Diana Sue Dixon

Sep 03, 2013

Diana Sue Dixon, 67, Mt. Pleasant, died at her home in rural Mt. Pleasant on Thursday morning, Aug. 29, 2013.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 6, at 11 a.m. at Prugh’s Chapel, Burlington. The Rev. Michael D. Johnson will officiate. Interment will be in Burlington Memorial Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Thursday evening, Sept. 5, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Prugh’s Chapel. A memorial has been established. Condolences may be left at www.prughfuneralservice.com.

Born on May 14, 1946, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Byron and Marquerite R. Smith Yeager. She married Harley Watkinson in 1964; they later divorced. She married Dinney J. Dixon in 1999.

She was a homemaker and caretaker. She enjoyed cooking for her family, canning different types of foods and collecting any type of doll. She also enjoyed playing X-Box 360 video games. She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her husband; one son, Chad (Mary) Watkinson of Burlington; one daughter, Deborah Watkinson of Mt. Pleasant; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Arthur Yeager of California, Carl Yeager of Casper, Wyo. and Don Yeager of St. Paul, Minn.; and one sister, Barbara Ann Wheeler of Center Point.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Dennis Yeager; one son, Alex Watkinson; and two infant grandchildren.

 

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