Judy Carolyn (Taylor) Dixon (5/13/1940 - 1/9/2018)

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Judy Carolyn (Taylor) Dixon, 77, of Jacksonville died Tuesday at her home.

Funeral services are scheduled at 2 o'clock in the afternoon Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. David Butler officiating. She will be laid to rest at Jacksonville City Cemetery.

Mrs. Dixon was born May 13, 1940 in Jacksonville to Hayden and Lorene Taylor of Antioch. She grew up in the Antioch community, attended New Hope School and was a graduate of Jacksonville High School. She was employed at May Drug, Nan Travis Hospital and Southwestern Electric Co. for 34 years. Judy was a longtime member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority, the Jacksonville Jacks & Jills Square Dancers and was a charter member of People's Church. She was die-hard fan of the New York Yankees, the New York Jets, John Wayne and Elvis Presley and had a special reverence for the Alamo.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenneth Dixon; daughter, Kathi Dixon; a grandson, K.D. Dixon; and a brother, Jerry Taylor.

Left to cherish her memory is her great-granddaughter, Natalie Coker; three brothers, Larry Taylor and wife Betty, Scott Taylor, Tommy Taylor and wife Francine. She is also survived by a sister-in-law, Sue Taylor; two nieces and five nephews.

Pallbearers will be Chris Work, Blake Powell, Bobby Robinson, Gregg "Lil" Ayers, Billy Redd, Lee Blakeney and Kevin Kaufman.

Visitation will begin on Monday, January 15, 2018 and friends are cordially invited to visit with Judy's family from 6 to 8 o'clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.

Memorials may be made to People's Church 14089 Hwy 79, Jacksonville, Texas 75766.

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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 13, 2018