Irene (Self) Dixon(1917 - 2013)

SHELBY - Irene Self Dixon, 95, of Sterling House Retirement Community, passed away peacefully Friday, May 3, 2013 at Kings Mountain Hospice House.

The funeral will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Zion Baptist Church. The family will receive friends in the vestibule of the church one hour prior to the service from 1-2 p.m.

Irene was born Nov. 20, 1917, in Cleveland County to the late Lester G. Self and Peggy Queen Self.

Memorials may be made to Zion Baptist Church, 525 W. Zion Church Road, Shelby, NC 28150.

Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Dixon.

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Published in Gaston Gazette from May 4 to May 6, 2013