Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. today at Collier-Butler Chapel for Mr. Nealie C. "Jack" Dixon, 87, Gadsden, who passed away Friday, March 22, 2013. Dr. Craig Carlisle will officiate with burial at Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services Directing.
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Mr. Dixon was a graduate of Sardis High School. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, receiving a purple heart. Mr. Dixon was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Polly Jacobs Dixon; wife, Bea Brown Dixon; son, Barry Daverson; brothers, Kemper "Cotton" (Hazel) Dixon, Sam "Junior" (Barbara) Dixon; sisters, Alma "Jim" (Harold) Lusher and Doris (Johnny) Presley.
Survivors include his daughter, Tammy (Terry) Clayton; grandchildren, Jessica and Neal Clayton; wife, Bobbie Hibbs Dixon; brother, John (Cathryn) Dixon; sister, I.V. Hill; brother-in-law, Jesse (Lorraine) Brown; stepdaughter, Rebecca (Barry) Johnson.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to any favorite charity.
Special thanks is extended to Dr. Johnny Wilborn, Beverly Hastings, staff of Oak Landing Assisted Living Facility and staff of Tut Fann Veterans Home.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until the hour of service today at the funeral home.
Condolences may be given at www.collier-butler.com.
Published in The Gadsden Times on Mar. 24, 2013