KINGS MOUNTAIN-Peggy Wright Dixon, 78, resident of 205 North Piedmont Avenue, Kings Mountain, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 13, 2013, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
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She was born in Cleveland County to the late Mary Hester Wright. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Grady Dixon.
Mrs. Dixon was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and in recent years, attended Second Baptist Church, Kings Mountain. She was a homemaker, loving mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her daughters, Margaret Dixon and fiancé Thomas Watts of Kings Mountain, Helen Ross and husband David of Bessemer City, Jane Dixon of Kings Mountain, Carolyn Parker and husband Bobby of Roxboro, and Penny Hobbs of Kings Mountain; son, Eugene Dixon and wife Mary of Kings Mountain; brother, Bobby Wright of Bessemer City; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Harris Funeral Home, and other times at the home, 205 North Piedmont Avenue, Kings Mountain.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Sunday at Second Baptist Church
Officiated By: The Rev. David Ross Jr. and the Rev. James Lochridge
Burial: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain
Funeral Home: Harris Funeral Home of Kings Mountain is serving the family
A guest register is available at www.harrisfunerals.com
Published in Shelby Star on Feb. 15, 2013