Mary L. Dixon, 89, of Pittsboro, died Friday, February 11, 2011 in her home. A Chatham County native, Mary was born January 31, 1922 to Freeman Hilliard and Katie Beckwith Hilliard. Mary was a loving wife, mother and homemaker. She attended Pittsboro Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas Nesbitt Dixon of Pittsboro; daughters, Glenda Dixon of Pittsboro and Vivian Dixon Overton husband, Benny Overton of Oxford; brother, Beckwith Hilliard of Fallston, MD; grandsons, Nathan Crow of Cullowhee and Justin Crow of Raleigh; great granddaughter, Ava Crow.
The service to celebrate Mary’s life will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, February 14, at Pittsboro Baptist Church in Pittsboro with Rev. Dr. Tripp Harmon presiding. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at the residence.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Pittsboro Baptist Church, PO Box 696, Pittsboro, NC 27312