Mrs. Helen Dixon, 78, of Vidalia, died Sept. 19 at Community Hospice House in Vidalia after a brief illness.
She was a native of Blackshear and was a 1962 graduate of Blackshear High School. She lived in Baxley for several years before moving to Toombs County in 1986. She worked at Ship & Shore in Baxley and Savannah Luggage Works for many years, and retired from Meridy’s Uniform in Vidalia. Mrs. Dixon was a member of Calvary on Aimwell. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, cooking, and spending time with her great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her husband, Delaney Dixon; father, Isam Aldridge; mother, Rilla Crawford Aldridge; brothers, R.I. Aldridge, Harvey Aldridge, and Jerry Aldridge; = sisters, Margaret Champion and Lillian Aldridge; and special friend, Isabel Harden.
Her family includes children, Dale Dixon and wife Gail, Brenda Spell and husband Dwain, all of Baxley, Leonard Dixon and wife Michelle of Vidalia, and Renee Crews and husband Brad of Hazlehurst; stepson, Jackie Dixon and wife Dawn; grandchildren, Krista Stone and husband Michael, Tommy Spell and wife Traci, Logan Dixon and wife Kendra, Sierra McCall and husband Dalton, Storm Dixon, Seth Crews, Eric Dixon, Luke Stone, and Haley Watkins; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Lorrine Higginbotham of Jacksonville, Fla., Betty Turner of Baxley, Terry Francis of Leesville, S.C., and Barbara Jo Bell of Blackshear; brothers, J.B. Aldridge of Louisville, Ken., and Earl Aldridge of Blackshear; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral was Sept. 21 in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Pastor Efton Green officiating. Burial was at Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Blackshear with Pastor Justin McLellan.
Pallbearers were Brian Aldridge, Eric Dixon, Seth Crews, Payton Stone, Tommy Spell, Logan Dixon, and Storm Dixon.
Honorary pallbearers were Jackie Bryant, Bill and Kathy Kight, employees of Meridy’s Uniforms, and staff of Community Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice Foundation, PO Box 2277, Vidalia, GA 30475.
Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home of Vidalia was in charge.