June Jessup Dixon

Obituary of June Jessup Dixon

June Jessup Dixon, 88, of Siler City died Thursday, June 7, 2018 at UNC Hospitals.

Mrs. Dixon was born in Chatham County on June 25, 1929 the daughter of Levi Martin and Doasha (Tilley) Jessup. June was a member of Oakley Baptist Church where she has served as a Sunday School Teacher and was retired from Collins & Aikman. June was a lady with a wide variety of skills and interest. She had received a certification in Early Childhood Development and operated a day care center. She had also achieved a Black Belt in Karate and was a Certified Nursing Assistant working for Liberty Home Care and Hospice. June helped deliver Meals on Wheels, enjoyed running, bird watching, and working in her vegetable and flower gardens.

June was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Dixon; son, Steve Dixon; her parents; sisters, Bessie Brewer and Eva Ward; brothers, Boyd, Howard, Lester, Marvin and Levi, Jr. Jessup

She is survived by one son: Lee Dixon and wife, Betty of Siler City; five sisters: Mary Creason of Siler City, Inez Brown of Bear Creek, Rachel Johnson of Siler City, Laura Hauser of Walkertown and Linda Sink of Winston- Salem; two brothers: Rex Jessup of Siler City and Richard Jessup of NJ; daughter-in-law, Donna Dixon of Siler City; four grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held Monday, June 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Oakley Baptist Church Cemetery, 2300 Siler City-Glendon Road, Siler City with Rev. Womack Keck officiating.

The family will receive friends Monday following the service in the church Fellowship Hall.

Memorials may be made to Oakley Baptist Church Building Fund, 2300 Siler City-Glendon Road, Siler City, NC 27344.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.