|Carol I. Dixon, 64, formerly of Wataga, died at 10:27 p.m. Friday, January 11, 2013 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital.
She was born January 25, 1948 in Rapatee, Ill. the daughter of George M. and Maudie I. Morss Roberts. She married Kenneth R. Dixon on February 17, 1979 in Peoria. He preceded her in death June 18, 2010.
She is survived by two sons, Joel (and Jollene) Dixon of Galesburg and Robbie (and Rachael) Dixon of New York; five daughters, Michele Dixon of Lakeland, Fla., Maudie Irene Pullins of Galesburg, Kimberly Dixon of Tempe, Ariz., Angela (and Jack) Angelo of Abingdon, and Mary Howard of Galesburg; her mother, Maudie Roberts of Galesburg; a brother, George L. (and Pam) Roberts of Abingdon; two sisters, Sandra K. (and Stan) Czachowski of Davenport, Iowa and Sharon (and Chuck) Kinzer of Galesburg; 17 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Robert and Lois Dixon of Moline. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her father, George M. Roberts in 2009 and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Howard and Maxine Windish.
Carol worked for KCCDD and Phoenix Industries in Galesburg and Great Dane in Kewanee. She graduated from Valley High School in Fairview. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with graveside service following at 11:30 a.m. at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Her uncle, Harold Morss will officiate. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.