Last rites held for Eugene W. Dixon
Funeral services for Eugene W. Dixon, age 72, were conducted Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. from the Enon Baptist Church with the Rev. Clyde Averett, Rev. Dr. A.W. Robbins and Rev. Roy Black officiating. Interment was in the Enon Cemetery.
Dixon, who had been in failing health for several years, passed away Sunday at 10:00 a.m. at the family residence in the Enon community.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Nina Mae Dixon; two daughters, Mrs. C.W. (Dorothy) Penny and Mrs. James (Imogene) Wood of Franklinton; two sons, Woodrow Dixon and Clifford Dixon, both of Huntington Beach, California; three brothers, Delmas D. Dixon, Mt. Hermon, Lush Dixon, California, and Bosa Dixon, Gulfport, Mississippi; one sister, Mrs. Agnes Tackett of Arizona and 13 grandchildren.
The body lay in state at Poole Funeral Home in Franklinton until time for religious services at the church.
---Franklinton Era-Leader, Nov. 17, 1966.