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Mary Louise Dixon

January 16, 2018 November 15, 2018
Mary  Louise  Dixon
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Obituary for Mary Louise Dixon

Mary Louise Dixon 102, of Colorado Springs went to meet her eternal father in heaven on November 15, 2018. She was born on January 16, 1916 in Hinds County, Mississippi to Charlie and Golia (Williams) McDuffie.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents Golia (Williams) McDuffie and Charlie McDuffie, her husband Lawrence C. Dixon, her son Charles Henry Dixon, one Great Grandson, 3 Brothers and 5 Sisters.

Mary was a member of Trinity Missionary Baptist Church and enjoyed visiting the sick and making quilts for them, she was an usher at her church and other activities at the church. She also enjoyed sewing, gardening but her true passion was spending time with her family. Living in MS, IL, LA, Germany, MO and AK, she resided in Colorado Springs on and off being military for 64 years.

Mary leaves to cherish a lifetime of memories her children, Lawrence C. Dixon Jr of Denver, Shirley (Addison) Baylor of Menifee, CA and Mildred Martin of Colorado Springs, Five Grandchildren, Seven Great Grandchildren and Five Great, Great Grandchildren, a sister in law Mabel Buckner of Chicago IL, several nieces and nephews and their families.

Mary was born in 1916 while Woodrow Wilson was in office and lived to see 18 Presidents in office. She lived to see the 1st Black President, Barack Obama reside in the (A) White House which was built by her ancestors the Black Slaves. She was also proud when her granddaughter, Reina Dixon met President Obama.

A visitation is scheduled from 9:00 to 11:00 am Saturday November 24, at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 617 E. Fountain Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO. The funeral service will follow the viewing starting at 11:00 am at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be on Tuesday, November 27 at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver at 11:00 am.

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Visitation

Saturday

24

Nov

9:00 AM 11/24/2018 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 PM 11/24/2018 11:00:00 PM
Trinity Missionary Baptist Church

617 East Fountain Blvd
Colorado Springs , Colorado 80903

Trinity Missionary Baptist Church
617 East Fountain Blvd Colorado Springs 80903 Colorado
United States

Service

Saturday

24

Nov

11:00 AM 11/24/2018 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 11/24/2018 1:00:00 PM
Trinity Missionary Baptist Church

617 East Fountain Blvd
Colorado Springs , Colorado 80903

Trinity Missionary Baptist Church
617 East Fountain Blvd Colorado Springs 80903 Colorado
United States
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