Edith Frances Dixon


April 25, 1959 - July 12, 2013

Edith Frances Dixon, 76, of Readsville, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2013. She was born October 29, 1936 in Granite City, Ill., the daughter of the late Andrew Jackson Wallis and the late Willie John (Dew) Wallis. On April 25, 1959, Edith was united in marriage to Carl David Dixon in the Methodist Church in Tebbetts. He preceded her in death on April 11, 1998. Edith grew up in Cadiz, Ky. and Granite City, Ill. She was very active in the PTA, band, and the Boys and Girl Scouts. Edith was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church. She also owned the Readsville Store for over 20 years and enjoyed meeting and socializing with the customers. Edith was a member of the Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society. She also enjoyed her plants and gardening, taking pictures, and doing genealogy. Edith will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by one son, William Carl Dixon and wife Robin of Fulton; one daughter, Carolyn Jo Hazlett of Fayette; four grandchildren and two great- grandchildren; a special friend, James Carter of Portland; and numerous step-grandchildren, step-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Edith was preceded in death by one daughter, Elizabeth Ann Dixon; two brothers, Allison Boyd Wallis and Alfred Carlyle Wallis; two sisters, Anna Gyneva Boyles and Lora Dale Wallis; and one sister-in-law, Pat Wallis. Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton with Mary Maddox officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service on Tuesday also at Maupin Funeral Home. Interment will be held at Bethel Cemetery in Readsville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Blvd, Fulton, MO 65251. Online condolences may be shared at

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