Clifton W. Dixon

Published 12:34 pm Friday, August 27, 2010

FLOMATON – Mr. Clifton Willie Roosevelt Dixon, 63, of Flomaton transitioned into eternal rest on Monday, Aug. 23, 2010 at Jay Hospital in Jay, Fla.

He was a native of Flomaton and was retired from CSX Railroad Transportation as a welder and he had worked for Masland Carpets. He attended school at Southern Normal in Brewton and was a member and deacon at Fannie Baptist Church in Flomaton.

His parents, Clifton and Inez Dixon Sr.; one sister, Lily McCory and one brother, Bernard Dixon Sr., preceded him in death.

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Those left to cherish the memories of his life include his wife, Barbara Ann Dixon of Flomaton; one son, the Rev. Roosevelt Dixon of Flomaton; two daughters, Lynell Dixon and Winel Dixon, both of Flomaton; four sisters, Callie (Clay) Newsome and Eleanor (Mike) McGill, both of Flomaton and Minnie Golsten and Inez Blair, both of Evergreen; two brothers, Jimmy (Prescilla) Dixon of Flomaton and Elbert (Barbara) Dixon of Century, Fla.; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Aug. 28, 2010 at the Fannie Baptist Church in Flomaton with the Rev. Horace Young, eulogist and the Rev. Hiraim Stanton, pastor officiating. Retirement of his remains will be in the Fannie/Damascus Cemetery in Flomaton.

Turner Funeral Chapel, LLC of Flomaton will be in charge of arrangements.