Stella Dixon

Published 11:12 am Thursday, February 18, 2021

Mrs. Stella Dixon, 78, passed away on Sun., Feb. 14, 2021 in Atmore.

Mrs. Dixon was a native and former resident of Perdido, and had resided in Atmore for the past 36 years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother. She loved sewing, quilting, gardening, cooking and canning. She was retired from Vanity Fair and a member of the Atmore Church of God.

She is preceded in death by her husband and father of her children, Willie Hadley; son, Claude Hadley; two grandsons, Myles Shiver and Morgun Ridlehoover; great-grandson, Aden Hadley; son in law, William Wells; seven sisters; and three brothers.

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She is survived by her four sons, Ronnie (Sissy) Hadley of Booneville, Matt Clark (Lisa) Hadley of Milton, Fla., Chester (Diane) Hadley of Booneville and Willie Gordon Hadley of Atmore; three daughters, Gladys Lavine (Danny) Minchew of Booneville, Margie Wells of Perdido and Becky Hadley Ridlehoover of Atmore; daughter in law, Angie Hadley of Booneville; one sister, Ella (B) Gilbert of Bay Minette; special great-granddaughter, Addison Clair Hadley of Booneville; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held this Sat., Feb. 20, 2021, at 2 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Michael Farley officiating.

Burial will follow at the Lottie Methodist Cemetery.

Visitation will be held tomorrow, Fri., Feb. 19, 2021 from 6-8 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Chester Hadley, Mitchell Hadley, Willie Hadley, Joel Minchew, C.J. Hadley and Blakeley Sanders.

Honorary pallbearer will be Larry Spellar.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC of Atmore is in charge of all arrangements.