Doris Dixon

Published 12:05 pm Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at New Chapel Pentecostal Church for Mrs. Robbie Doris Dixon, 90, of Brandon who died March 19, 2017, at her residence. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Rev. Timothy Mains officiated. Pallbearers were: Holland Boyd, Destin Boyd, Jerome Boyd, Ala Davis, Tommy Gatwood and Ronnie Gatwood. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss handled all arrangements.

Mrs. Dixon was born October 15, 1926, in Jefferson Davis County.  She was the daughter of Robert E. Tyrone and Selma Davis Tyrone. She was a line worker at the Universal plant in Mendenhall for 20 plus years. She was a homemaker and gardener.  She was a member of New Chapel Pentecostal Church.

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She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Boyd (Ray) of Brandon; and one son, Thomas Rey Bass of Delta Junction, Alaska; six grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild; two sisters; Gwen Evans of Collins and Eloise Thornton of Moselle.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Rey Bass and Emmitt Dixon; one son, one brother and one sister.

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