Mary Jessamine Hanna Dixon

Published 11:16 am Thursday, October 10, 2019

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Mary Jessamine Hanna Dixon

October 8, 2019

Mary Jessamine Hanna Dixon died on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 peacefully surrounded by her family.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Burke Baldwin Dixon, Jr. (Buck) and her parents Joseph and Cecile Hanna of Florence, S.C., her brother and two sisters.

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She is survived by her daughters, Victoria “Vickie” Dixon Conger (Nelson) and Elizabeth “Libby” Dixon Faircloth.  She was also the proud grandmother of three granddaughters, Laura Conger Moore (Brian), Jennifer Conger Teed (Mike) and Dana Prevatte Swindall (Larry); and most importantly to her, six great- grandchildren:  Grant and Grace Williamson, Nathan and Alex Moore, Riley and Samuel Baldwin Teed.

Born and raised in South Carolina, Mary lived her entire adult life in Bainbridge, Ga. where she was a beautician, accomplished amateur bowler, fisherman and baker.  Her life achievements include being a wife, mother, grandmother and great -grandmother who made a locally famous divinity every year for Christmas and picked and canned fresh vegetables all season long.

She filled every space with her presence and personality and her family will forever seek to fill her absence.

The family invites you to celebrate her life at a small graveside memorial to be held at Oak City Cemetery, at 2 p.m., Saturday, October 19th.

On-line condolences may be sent at  Cox Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.