Mrs. Evelyn Jones Dixon

  • Born: January 5, 1931
  • Died: March 20, 2022
  • Location: Murray, Kentucky

J. H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S. 3rd Street
Murray, KY 42071

jhchurchill@yahoo.com
Tel. (270) 753-2411

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Message From The Family

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Evelyn Jones Dixon, age 91, of Murray, Kentucky, died Sunday, March 20, 2022, at her home.

She was born in January of 1931 in Golden Pond, Trigg County, Kentucky, to Herman C. Jones and Lena Saffer Jones, both deceased. Evelyn attended Golden Pond Elementary School and was a graduate of Trigg County High School. Evelyn married James Dixon in December of 1951. They had two children: Debra Dixon Kimbro and Mike Dixon and wife Sara. Evelyn worked at the Golden Pond Post Office as an Assistant Postmaster and after moving to Calloway County worked at the Lynn Grove Post Office. Evelyn helped her husband and parents with livestock, farming and running the H.C. Jones General Store at Pleasant Hill in Land Between the Rivers. In her lifetime Evelyn enjoyed working in the garden, fishing, going to auctions and traveling. Evelyn spent many hours making scrapbooks of historical events and the government takeover of Land Between the Rivers. In 1969 after TVA bought their land in LBR, Evelyn and James moved to Calloway County and lived on Wiswell Road in the house built by her parents in LBR and moved across the lake on a ferry, then relocated to Calloway County. Evelyn was a member of the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. James passed in October of 2010. They had two grandchildren, Toby Kimbro and Jaime Kimbro Carson, five great grandchildren, Tyler Carson, Braden Carson, Aubrey Carson, Reese Kimbro and Jacob Kimbro. Predeceasing Evelyn were her parents, her sister and brother-in-law, Eleanor and Carmen D'Angelo and her step grandson, Justin Baker. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 25, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Bro. Frankie McKinney and Rev. Phillip Bazzell officiating. Burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Thursday, March 24, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

The family ask that expressions of sympathy be made to the Anna Mae Owen Residential House, 803 Poplar Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071.

Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com


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I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a very nice person .

Posted by Geraldine Baker    March 24, 2022

Debby, so sorry to hear about your mom. She was such a nice person and a great landlord, those many years ago.

Posted by Kim Hall - Murray, KY   March 23, 2022

Debby sorry you lost your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by Sharon Prescott - Murray, KY - Friend   March 23, 2022

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Debby and Mike im sorry for your loss.I enjoyed visiting Ms Dixon, she talked about the lbr and lbl days she was a sweet lady. she will be missed by all

Posted by paul straw - MURRAY, KY - Friend   March 22, 2022

Dear Debby, I wish so much I could be there with you right now. You were a wonderful daughter and I know you have many happy memories from being so close to her. I love you and hope to see you soon. Susie

Posted by Susie Parker - Louisville, KY - Friend   March 22, 2022


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