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Peggy A. Dixon

Carrollton | Tuesday, January 26 2016

Peggy A. Dixon, 58, of Carrollton died early Tuesday morning Jan. 26, 2016 at her home in Carrollton.

  Born in Carrollton on Sept. 19, 1957, she was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and JoAnn (nee Baumann) Johnson.  She married on April 29, 1977 to David Dixon  and they enjoyed 38 years of marriage.  He survives along with their children:  Michael Dixon of St. Louis, Amanda (husband Josh) Mann of Jerseyville, Jamie (husband Aaron) Mehrtens of Columbia, IL, Ashley (husband Drew) Lansaw of Carrollton, 8 grandchildren:  Caitlyn and Ava Dixon, Levi and Josie Mann, Lucy, Oliver and Henry Mehrtens and Joey Lansaw, and a sister:  Linda (husband Ralph) Sievers of Jerseyville.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

  Peggy was a loving soul who really enjoyed her grandkids, outings with friends and cooking.  She worked at various places in the community with St. John's cafeteria being the last place. She was employed there for 19 years.  She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Carrollton.  She also volunteered at Boyd’s Closet.

  Visitation will be from 2-6 P.M. on Sunday Jan. 31, 2016 at St. John’s Catholic Church with a prayer service at 1:45 P.M.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday Feb. 1, 2016 at 10 A.M. at the church with burial in Kane Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Blessing Hospice.  Condolences may be left online at:  www.airsman-hires.com.  Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton is in charge of arrangements.



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