Doris I. Dixon

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Doris I. Dixon, 84, of Finksburg, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Carroll Hospital Center.

Born March 2, 1928, in Patapsco, she was the daughter of the late Myrtle Emma Green Knight and George Cleveland Knight. She was the wife of Kent Franklin Dixon, who died Aug. 20, 1990.

Before retiring, she was employed with Gould and Telemechanique.

She was a member of Patapsco United Methodist Church and the Methodist Women. She enjoyed helping out with the church dinners.

Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law Marie and Wilson Taylor, of Owings Mills, and Dixie and Joe Ferrera, of Taneytown; son and daughter-in-law Joe and Dinah Dixon, of Westminster; sister and brother-in-law Shirley L. and George Nelson, of Westminster; brothers and sister-in-law Cleveland E. and Judy Knight, of Glen Burnie, and Kenneth W. Knight, of Taneytown; sister-in-law and caregiver Carolyn Knight, of Taneytown; grandchildren Melissa Caltrider and husband Bill, Wilson E. Taylor Jr. and wife Mely, Todd Hill, Krystal Dixon, Angela Eckhardt and husband Rick; a caregiver, Pat Blizzard; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by a sister, Edith A. Knight; and a brother, Roger D. Knight.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St., Westminster.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Richard Shamer and Dave Meador co-officiating. Interment will follow in Druid Ridge Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Patapsco United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Pat Sisson, 731 Ridge Road, Finksburg, MD 21048.

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Published in Carroll County Times on June 8, 2012
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