Lucille Juanita Adams Dixon

Published 6:50 pm Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Services for Lucille Juanita Adams Dixon, of Brookhaven, are 11a.m., Thursday, March 18, at Mt. Wade Baptist Church, with burialin Hillcrest Cemetery in Brookhaven. Williams Mortuary is in chargeof arrangements.

Visitation is Wednesday from 1 until 6 p.m. at the church. Familyhour is from 6 until 7 p.m.

Mrs. Dixon, 81, died March 10, 2010, at her residence. She was bornin Brookhaven on Feb. 6, 1929, to Louis Adams Sr. and Edna DiggsAdams.

She attended Gulledge School and Alexander High School. She was afaithful member of Mt. Wade Baptist Church. She founded the JollyGiant Club in 1970, and was a faithful member and president until2004. She worked for Tom and Sue Moak for 26 years.

Preceding her in death were her parents; a child; a grandson, A.Kenneth Dixon Jr.; a granddaughter, Ebone’ Yoko Dixon; herbrothers, Melvin Adams, Albert Adams and Clifton Adams; hersisters, Prescious Reed and Lillie Mae Rucks; two sisters-in-law;and one brother-in-law.

Survivors are her husband of 61 years, Alve Lee Dixon, ofBrookhaven; her sons, A. Kenneth Dixon Sr., Frederick Dixon Sr. andMarcus Dixon, of San Francisco, Calif., Talmon Dixon, of Chicopee,Ma., and Vincient Dixon, of Brookhaven; her daughters, DeborahHawkins, of New Orleans, La., Marilyn Richardson, Laura Dillon, MaeCarolyn Dixon, Argie Dixon and Sherry Merchant and husband Robert,of Brookhaven, Joan Dixon, of Dallas, Texas, and Stephanie Loring,of Byram; her brother, Louis Adams Jr. and wife, Shirley, ofHouston, Texas; her sister, Lena Mae Smith Henderson, ofBrookhaven; her 28 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and onegreat-great-grandchild; her six sisters-in-law; twobrothers-in-law; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives andfriends.