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Dixon, Joseph Edward 1855-1936

DIXON, DUGDALE

Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 7/11/2020 at 19:25:32

OBITUARY

THE RUSSELL UNION-TRIBUNE
Russell, Iowa
Thursday, August 13, 1936

JOE EDWARD DIXON

Joseph Edward Dixon, son of Isaac and Nancy Dixon, was born near Chariton, Iowa, May 10, 1855. He died at his home in Russell after a few days illness August 9, 1936, at the age of 81 years, 2 months and 29 days.

He was one of a family of ten children.

He was united in marriage to Lizzie Dugdale on April 30, 1883 [sic 1882]. To this union eight children were born, namely: May, Rosy, William, Gladys, Arthur, Frank, Earl and Charley.

The wife and Rosy and William preceded him in death. After the death of his wife, Mr. Dixon lived for a time with the children. Later, until his death, he and his brother lived in Russell.

About the age of fifteen, he accepted Christ and became a member of the Christian church in Chariton.

Besides his family, he leaves three brothers and one sister, George of Osceola, Iowa; Eli of Emerson, Nebr.; Mrs. J. M. Beals of Earlham, Iowa; and Frank of Russell; a number of grandchildren and many friends.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from the Woodman Funeral Home, with the Rev. Clark in charge. Burial was made in the Russell cemetery.


 

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