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Margaret Louise Sipes Dixon

August 11, 1939 – March 22, 2018

Margaret Louise Sipes Dixon, affectionately known as “Kilkie”, 78, of Amity Hill, went to her heavenly home on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville.

She was born on August 11, 1939 in Statesville, NC to the late Roy William Sipes and Mary Lee Combs Sipes. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Virginia Sipes.

Margaret was a bookkeeper for Cooke’s Pharmacy for over thirty years. She was also a member of Bethel Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, baking, and spending time with her family. She will always be remembered for being a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 58 years, Norman Allen Dixon; daughters, Barbara (Joey) Land and Kimberly (Patrick) Bowles; son, Steve Dixon; brother, Michael (Sandy) Sipes; sister, Rebecca (Gary) Bishop; grandchildren, Amanda Ebright, Billie Simonson, Crysta Welch, Morgan Latshaw, Cameron Dixon, Jadyn Dixon; and great-grandchildren, Cayden Ebright, Jacob Ebright, Elyzabella Simonson, and Tobenias Simonson, all who will miss her dearly.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at Troutman Funeral Home Chapel from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, March 26, 2018 at Bethel Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Allen Shuler and Rev. Jeff Rowland officiating. Interment will immediately follow the service in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Margaret’s memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, and/or to Bethel Baptist Church, 1162 East Monbo Road, Statesville, NC 28677.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.troutmanfuneralhome.com. Troutman Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Margaret S. Dixon.

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  1. Donner wrote:

    Pease accept my deepest condolences. Remember you are not alone at this difficult time. “God is our refuge and strength, a help that is readily found in times of distress.” Psalm 46:1

  2. Glenda & Bud Goodman wrote:

    Our prayfully support sharing in your grief in the departure of your beloved Margaret to her husband, daughters, son, brother, sister, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, all extended families and friends. There is no sorrow like the earthly departure of a loved one. Grief can be so very hard; but all the special memories you hold within your hearts will come flooding back to soothe your spirits at this difficult time. So sorry that Margaret couldn’t be healed on this earth; but it is so comforting to know that she is now a very “Special Angel” without any suffering in her heavenly home. Our greatest comfort in sorrow is knowing that there’s a loving God watching over you and that throughout this time of need, He’ll stay close by your side enabling you with peace and strength to help ease your hurting hearts now and in the healing days ahead.
    Deepest Sympathy, Love, Care & Concern
    Glenda & Bud Goodman

  3. KEN SELLS wrote:

    MARGARET WAS IN MY CLASS AT AVERY SHERILL SCHOOL
    KEN SELLS

  4. jamie coley wrote:

    am sorry for your loss.