Oct. 10, 1940 July 15, 2021
Dixie Johnson, 80, of The Villages, FL passed away July 15, 2021 following an illness.
She was born October 10, 1940 in Texas. Dixie was the proud creator of Dixie J Designs, with worldwide sales. She was a member of Thirsty Thursdays Bridge Group and well known for her gourmet cooking.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Charles Norval "Bud" Johnson; son, Michael Gares; and step daughter Joan Johnson.
Dixie is survived by her son, Matthew Gares, Los Angeles; stepson, Chuck Johnson, El Centro; grandchildren, Trent Gares, Madeline Gares, Elizabeth Gares, Vincent Gares, Emily Gares, Cori Gares, Caity Gares, Sterling Johnson, and Blake Johnson.
Memorial services are pending.
Published by Imperial Valley Press Online on Sep. 19, 2021.