Irene Maude Harris Dixon
1975 ~ 2011

Irene passed away peacefully in her granddaughter’s home in Lehi, UT, on Dec. 26, 2011. She was born on Oct. 24, 1915, in Jalong, Person Co., NC, to Leamon Foy Harris and Rosa Anna Wheeley.

Irene married Maxie Abraham Dixon on Jan. 13, 1934, and they were later sealed in the AZ temple on June 10, 1949. They were married for 62 years before his death.

Irene was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and held many responsible positions in all the organizations. She even served as a branch clerk. She loved sewing for her home and family, reading the scriptures and other books, feeding the missionaries, and whatever else she could do to build the Kingdom.

She was a loving and devoted wife and mother and a steadfast friend. She will be missed.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 4 brothers, 2 sisters and one grandson. She is survived by her daughter, Shirley Joyce Dixon Hall of Lehi, UT, and her son, Maxie Sherwood Dixon and his wife, Jean, of Raleigh, NC., 7 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services for Irene will be held Saturday, December 31, 2011. Interment will be in the Person Cemetery, Roxboro, North Carolina. Services under the direction of Warenski Funeral Home of American Fork, Utah.

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