Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Margaret Irene "Maggie" DIXON

Where was she in 1910? She was not listed with her parents at census time.

She was an active member of the First Christian Church of Mattoon, IL, and held several positions during the 56 years of her attendance there.

She worked at Henery Produce Co, My Store grocery store, and the Mattoon Flower shop where she worked with roses.

Following retirement, she lived at the IOOF Fellowship Center where she was known as "The Rose Lady" because of her care of the rose gardens.

She had been in the IOOF nursing home for some time prior to her death. She was the last of her siblings to die.

Her funeral was held at the Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home with Rev Robert Clark of the First Christian Church and Rev Henry Graham officiating. Pallbearers were descendants, Dale English, Tony Kile, Thad and Jenni Arrasmith, Tony Orndorff, and Jeff Brewer. Honorary pallbearers were Jennifer Brewer and Jeanette Kile.

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