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Obit – Mrs. Imo Dixon

Kempville Community homemaker Mrs. Imo Dixon died peacefully at the Smith County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carthage at the age of 80 at 3:35 a.m. Sunday morning August 2, 2020. She had been cared for there since June 30th.

Funeral services were conducted by her pastor Bro. Brian Bratcher and her nephew Bro. Steve Waller on Tuesday morning August 4th at 11 a.m. from the Hackett Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Burial followed beside her husband in section five of the Defeated Creek Memorial Gardens.

One of nine children of the late Noah Hatton Sadler who died September 20, 1951 at the age of 51 and Mary Etta West Sadler who died February 15, 1982 at the age of 78, she was born Imo Sadler on June 16, 1940 in Red Boiling Springs.

She was preceded in death by six siblings, three sisters, Esto Sadler Whitley, Avo Sadler Jones, Edo Sadler Kirby, and three brothers, Verdell, Wendell and Cordell Sadler.

On February 10, 1956 at the home of Smith County Justice of the Peace Bob Lee Anderson, she was united in marriage to Kempville Community native Ray J. “Wee” Dixon who preceded her in death on November 3, 2018 at the age of 84.

Mrs. Dixon was a former cook at the Defeated Creek Elementary School.

She was a member of the Kempville Chapel Old Time Methodist Church.

Surviving are her four sons, Ricky Dixon and wife Barbara, Donnie Dixon and wife Lisa all of the Buffalo Community, Dale Dixon and wife Pat of the Friendship Hollow Community, Lanny Dixon of the Defeated Creek Community; sister, Ines Ethridge and husband Fay, Cortez Sadler and wife Pat all of Red Boiling Springs; thirteen grandchildren, Shawna Zody and husband Michael, Brenna Kintz and husband Stephen, Ashlee Dixon Jones, Josh Dixon and wife Ashley, Allen Dixon and wife Lauren, Jordan Dixon and wife Kaylyn, Amber Reddy and husband Jason, Alainey Dixon Manning and husband Luke, Dylan Dixon and wife Natalie, Robert Gaffney, Brian Gaffney, Misty Tate and husband Mike, and Tennille Cardinal and husband Brandon; twenty five great grandchildren.