Dixie Mae Scott Harris|
1913 ~ 2013
Dixie Mae Scott Harris age ninety-nine and nine months passed away at the home of her daughter, Ronda, and son-in-law, Wade Olsen, on Saturday, March 2, 2013 in Vernal, Utah.
She was born May 25, 1913 in Leeds, Utah to Sarah Elinor Stirling and Wilson Lenoir (Lee) Scott. Dixie married Fred Burt Harris on September 14, 1945 in Parowan, Utah. The couple had three children: Geneva, Ronda, and Irene. She was always an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. At the age of four, her father, Wilson Scott, died of kidney failure leaving her mother with three children to raise: Jessie Scott (Redmond), Dixie Scott (Harris), and Wilson Scott.
Dixie was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Burt Harris; brother, Wilson Scott; sister Jessie Redmond; oldest daughter, Geneva; and son-in-law Ronald Joseph Forrest.
She is survived by her two daughters, Ronda (Wade) Olsen of Vernal, Utah; and Elinor Irene Forrest (Reed) Roholt of Beaver, Utah; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Louise Stubbs Egan of Parowan, Utah; and many nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.
The funeral will be held at the Beaver Utah Stake Center located at 1350 East 200 North on Friday, March 8, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. A viewing will be held Thursday evening, March 7, 2013 at the Beaver Utah Stake Center from six until eight and one hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Beaver City Cemetery under the direction of the Blackburn Vernal Mortuary.
Published in Deseret News on Mar. 6, 2013