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September 5, 1956 ~ April 3, 2018 (age 61)
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Jerry Wayne Dixon

Age 61

Of Decatur-

Passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018

At Parkwest Hospital in Knoxville


A native of Ontario, CA. and longtime resident of Meigs County, he was the son of the late Austin William Dixon and Mamie Sue Dolan Dixon and was preceded in death by a sister, Charlene Richeson; brother, Bill Dixon; brother-in-laws, Monty Morrow and Roger Miller; nephew, Robert Miller. He was a member of Clay Hill Baptist Church.


Survivors include two daughters,

   Carley Mulkey of Athens

   Shannon Wilson and fiancée, Lee Gooslin of Dalton, GA.

Step daughter,

   Candice Schultz of Athens

One son and daughter-in-law,

   Jeremy and Chasidy Dixon of Decatur

11 grandchildren: Trinity Mulkey, Xylah and Xalyn Dixon, Billy and Jake Wilson, Tyler and Alexis Gooslin, Grant and Hayden Weber, Arianna and Lyllian Schultz

Two sisters,

   Karen Morrow of Athens

   Patricia Miller of Athens


   Vickie Dixon of Athens


   Danny Richeson of Athens

Many nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be 7 pm Monday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul White officiating. Burial will be11 am Tuesday in McMinn Memory Gardens.


Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.


The family will receive friends 5-7 pm Monday at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers the family requests donations for Jerry’s final expenses be made to Ziegler Funeral Home.


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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Jerry Wayne Dixon.

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