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Mary Nell (Forehand) Dixon

November 14, 1928 ~ October 5, 2018 (age 89)

Mary Nell Dixon, 89, has gone on to the place prepared for her by her Lord and Savior.  Mary Nell passed away on October 5, 2018. Born in Sylvester, GA on November 14, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Judge William Clyde Forehand and Ethel Morse Forehand.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Mays Dixon, Sr. and siblings, Judge William Jesse Forehand, Sara Ethel Forehand Matthews, Oliver Clyde Forehand, and Florence Jean Forehand Hill.  Mrs. Dixon was a graduate of the Georgia Teachers College now known as Georgia Southern and retired from Colbert Elementary School.  She was a member of Hull Baptist Church.  Mrs. Dixon was known as an estimable citizen, revered educator, beloved daughter, sister, aunt and friend and a precious, wife, mother and grandmother. 

At her request a graveside service will be held Monday, October 8, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Colbert Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 10:30 until 11:00 at the cemetery.  

Survivors include her daughter, Sally Dixon of Ila; son: M.M. “Sonny” (Karen E.) Dixon of Colbert; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Lord & Stephens Danielsville is in charge of arrangements.

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