Mrs. Dix was born in Whitingham on September 14, 1927, the daughter of the late Fred A. and Malah Grace (Murdock) Bernard. She attended school in Whitingham and was a graduate of Whitingham High School, class of 1946.
Mrs. Dix worked at the Burrington Hill Ski Club and the Rough and Ready Leather Shop, both in Whitingham; Stone Soldier in Jacksonville; and GS Precision for 15 years, retiring in 1992. She loved her home, snowmobiling, the outdoors, traveling, and cherished times spent with her family. She was a member of the Jacksonville Community Church, the Breakfast Club in Jacksonville, the Senior Group, the American Legion Auxiliary Post 17 in Whitingham, the E-Z Riders Snowmobile Club, and the VFW in Brattleboro.
Mrs. Dix is survived by her sons Robert Dix, of Florida, and Dana and Gary Dix, of Whitingham; her sister Dorothy Session, of Heath, MA; 19 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank Dix, whom she married in Whitingham on July 20, 1946; her sons Richard Dix Sr., Frank Dix, and Douglas Dix; grandson Richard Dix Jr.; brother Kenneth (Sonny) Bernard; and sisters Grace Dix and Mary Havreluk.
Funeral services for Mrs. Dix were held Tuesday, November 28, at 12:30 pm at the Jacksonville Community Church. If friends desire gifts in Mrs. Dix’s memory may be made to the Deerfield Valley Rescue Building Fund or the Whitingham American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship Fund, c/o Covey, Allen and Shea Funeral Home, PO Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363.
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