Lois Dix

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Funeral services for Lois Ann Dix, 71, a 10-year resident of Bainbridge, Ga., who died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at her home, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at St. Joseph Church.

A funeral mass will follow at 11 a.m. and will be officiated by the Revs. Roberto Mena and Thaddeus Searles. The family will receive friends immediately following the funeral mass in the church parish hall. Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, P.O. Box 192, Bainbridge, GA 39818.

Mrs. Lois was born in Dayton, Ohio. She was an active and devout member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, a board member of the Council of Catholic Woman and a member of the Grey Ladies. Mrs. Lois dedicated her adult life to serving her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, while raising her seven children. For 23 years, she accompanied her husband, who was a senior U.S. Army officer. Following her husband’s retirement, they relocated to Fort Myers, Fla., and eventually to Bainbridge in 1999. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Theresa Marie Dix in 1988, and her son, Daniel Dix in 2001.

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Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Richard A. Dix; three sons, Michael Dix of Atlanta, Ga., Joseph Dix of Woodstock, Ill., and Ryan M. Dix of Gainesville, Fla.; two daughters, Cecelia McMillan of Bainbridge, Ga., and Laura Dix of Smyrna, Ga.; five brothers, Charles Davis of Royal Palm Beach, Fla., Larry Davis of Cincinnati, Ohio, Michael Davis and Patrick Davis, both of Dayton, Ohio, and Robert Davis of Prior Lake, Minn.; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.