Carl Ellis Dixon, 70, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2010, at his residence.
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Visitation will be 5pm-8pm today at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst and 1pm-2pm Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Services will be officiated by Rev. Ray Quinnelly 2pm Wednesday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.
Mr. Dixon retired from CN Railroad after 36 years. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, where he was known as "Poppy" to the community and to his beloved grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Rose Dixon; sons, Dr. William Dixon and wife, Stacy of Bogue Chitto and Mike Dixon and wife, Carla of Raymond; brother, Louie Dixon of Hazlehurst; and six grandchildren, Thea Marie Dixon, Megan Lee Dixon, Claire Elizabeth Dixon, Madison Bailey Dixon, William Sutton Dixon, and Carley Regan Dixon.
Published in Clarion Ledger on Apr. 6, 2010