Mission Funeral Services
Maxine A. Dixon
Maxine A. Dixon

Maxine A. Dixon

Maxine A. Dixon, 95 of Coffeyville, transitioned to her new home on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

She was born on September 18, 1922 in Cherryvale, KS to Edward V. and Catherine (Jones) Reddins. She attended grade school through high school in Cherryvale. After high school, she attended Coffeyville Community College.

Maxine cherished her many positions. She retired after 24 years from the Kansas Ammunition Plant. She was also self-employed as a beautician. After retirement, her work continued in the community, where she served as a Girl Scout Leader and later in the leadership of the Coffeyville Senior Retreat. In addition, she was a Life Member of the NAACP.

For many years, she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and upon her death, was a member of Sardis First Missionary Baptist Church. Her service was demonstrated as Missionary President, Financial Secretary, Sunday School Teacher, Treasurer, and Trustee. She was also District Congress Corresponding Secretary. Maxine was also a choir member for over 52 years.

Over the years, Maxine always loved fishing and working her word puzzles. She truly loved taking pictures and was known as the "photography lady".

Maxine was married to Harry J. Dixon in December, 1947, and remained married until his death March, 1993. She was preceded in death by her parents and her two brothers, Edward and Ernest Reddins.

Survivors include her children: Reverend Marian Sykes Johnson (James) from Morris Plains, NJ; Harry E. Dixon (Judy) from Oklahoma City, OK; 3 sisters: Leona Williams, Independence, KS; Lillian Selmon and husband Elmer and Norma Selmon and husband Charles. She has 2 grandchildren Kathy Dixon and Shiela Dixon Doss and husband Decovan of Oklahoma City, OK; and 5 great grandchildren.

Viewing will be Monday, September 10th from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Mission Funeral Services, 502 S. Union, Coffeyville, KS, The family will receive friends from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Graveside home gong service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at the Fairview Veteran Memorial Patio.

The family suggest memorials to Sardis First Missionary Baptist Church, 414 E. Second Street, Coffeyville, KS, 67337.

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Jacqueline (manley)lowe wrote on September 10, 2018 6:03 pm

Marian, Harry and family. Mrs. Dixon will surely be missed. You all were so blessed to have each other for so many years. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We extend our condolences.

Verena. Briley Hudson wrote on September 11, 2018 1:06 pm

Sending our thoughts of you and Harry! Peaceful prayers! I know that she’ll be missed by all! Love

Andrea Mcintosh wrote on September 12, 2018 5:58 pm

My prayers and condolences to the family. I will always remember Mrs. Dixon working with the young people at Calvary Baptist Church and walking by the house on my way to church. An angel right here on earth and now will receive her wings. God be with you all and be your comforter during your loss. Love to you All.
From The McIntosh and Neal, and McAlester family members.

Hazel Harris wrote on October 5, 2018 11:50 am

I carpooled with Mrs. Dixion. She taught me so much and had a sense of humor that kept me laughing. She was a bright light to a troubled world. Than You God Amighty, I graced her path.

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