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Virginia Dix

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

BENTON -- Virginia Lee Dix, 85, died at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 28, 2008, at the Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau.

Born Feb. 19, 1922, in Quaker, to the late Omen Wesley and Sallie Belle Tedder Martin, she was a homemaker and a member of Unity Baptist Church in Benton. She had lived at the Ratliff Care Center since July 2007.

On Feb. 19, 1939, she married Arthur Dewey Dix who preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 1988.

Two sisters also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: two sons, Arthur "Ray" Dix of Festus and David Lee Dix of Desloge; two daughters, Barbara A. Hettenhouser of Benton and Dianna Kluesner of New Hamburg; one brother, Glenwood Martin of Desloge; one sister, Rosemary Crocker of Pevely; and 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. today at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Dennis Lowe will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Unity Baptist Cemetery in Benton.