Mabel Dixon

EAST PEORIA - Mabel Francine Dixon, 79, of East Peoria passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014, at her residence.

She was born July 9, 1934, in Chillicothe to Francis and Mabel Poignant Miller. She married Edward Dixon on June 24, 1954, in Peoria. He preceded her in death on May 7, 2003.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; sister, Clara Miller; and sons, Dennis Dixon, Curtis Dixon and Timmy Dixon.

She is survived by her sons, Walter Dixon, Richard Dixon and Terry Dixon; daughters, Jackie (John) Ashley and Loretta (Tim) Leaper; 22 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She worked for Methodist Medical Center, retiring in the 1980s.

She was a member of Church of God of Prophecy in Pekin.

Cremation has been accorded, and no services will be held.

The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co. Pekin/Peoria is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

Cremation Society of Mid Illinois
905 S 5th St Pekin, IL 61555
(309) 688-2088

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Mar. 16, 2014