Faye A. Dixon

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Faye Allen Dixon, 57, of Finksburg, died Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Gilchrest Hospice in Towson, after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born July 21, 1954, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Clifford E. Keffer, of Finksburg, and Faye V. Allen Keffer, who predeceased her in 2007. She was the companion of Richard Obriecht.

She was a 1972 graduate of Westminster High School. She earned a master's degree in early childhood education from Towson University. She was a teacher for 35 years in Carroll County Public Schools. She taught at Robert Moton, Mechanicsville and Sandymount elementary schools, until spending the last 30 years at Carrolltowne Elementary School.

She was a member of the National Education Association and a member of Sandy Mount United Methodist Church. She enjoyed music, teaching and playing piano, singing and traveling. She especially enjoyed her teaching and spending time with children.

Surviving, in addition to her father and companion, are children Jessie Dixon and Colin Dixon, both of Finksburg; a nephew, Kyle Miller, of Westminster; and a cousin, Shirley Bauer, of Baltimore.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster; and from 1 p.m. until the time of service, 2 p.m. Sunday at Sandy Mount United Methodist Church, 2101 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, with her pastor, the Rev. William Maisch, officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Joe Herman Research Fund, c/o Marie Jo Corry, Department of Radiation Oncology, One Charles Center, Suite 223, 100 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201.

Online condolences may be offered at www.prittsfuneralhome.com.

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Published in Carroll County Times on May 25, 2012
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