GRAYRIDGE - Clyde C. Dixon, 88, died March 31, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born July 9, 1918, at Grayridge, to the late Fred C. and Canna Myers Dixon, he was a retired farmer, livestock trader, a former oil jobber with the Saveway Oil and MFA Oil Companies, and a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II.
On Oct. 15, 1937, at Bloomfield, he married Ella Mae McKee who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: four sons, Robert E. Dixon of Niangua, Kenneth D. Dixon of Jackson, Clyde A. Dixon of Dexter and Darrell R. Dixon of Jonesboro, Ark.; and 13 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Johnny A. Dixon; and two sisters, Delma Chasteen and Willa Mae Chasteen.
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. The Revs. Kenneth Biggs and Phil Warren will officiate.
Burial with full military honors will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.