NEW BERN - Brenda Jenkins Dixon, 70, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, while visiting her son in Gastonia.
She graduated from Pamlico County High School in 1961. She worked at various sewing rooms before beginning her career at Moen where she worked for 19 years. Upon retirement, she volunteered as a senior companion.
She is survived by her daughters, Carol Stephens and Lisa Hawkins, both of New Bern; one son, Jerry Bryan Gibble of Gastonia; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; five sisters, Ann Sawyer, Barbara Morris and Wanda Meadows, all of New Bern, Cathy Toler of Caton and Judy Lewis of Bridgeton; and one brother, Joseph "J.C." Jenkins of New Bern.
Her memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Church of God of Prophecy on Oaks Road in New Bern.