Bonnie Gay Rees Dixon, age 82, of Corbin, went peacefully to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.
She was born August 29, 1936, in Knox County, a daughter of the late Esom and Dora Rees.
Bonnie was a loyal member of Sojourn Baptist Church, and the proud owner of Dixon's Market.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 56 years, Wayne Clyde Dixon; and by two sisters and seven brothers.
Bonnie is survived by two sons, Clyde Ray Dixon (Darla) of Corbin and Randy Dewayne Dixon (Lorie) of Corbin; granddaughters Benea' Breeding (Josh) and Amerah Dixon; grandson Cody Dixon (Kayla); great-granddaughters Aubrey and Blakley Dixon, and great-grandsons TraSean and Jax Breeding; one brother, Ray Rees; and one sister, Ruth Sammons. She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss her.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Sojourn Baptist Church with Rev. Sam Moore, Rev. John Laws and Rev. Bill Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in the Dugger Cemetery. Bonnie's family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-9:00 pm on Friday night at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home.
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