DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Mildred Flynn Dixon
Mildred Flynn Dixon, 89, of Kings Mountain, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on October 17th, 2020 at Hospice House Wendover.
Born August 14, 1931 in Chimney Rock, she was the daughter of the late Clyde Berry Flynn and Nannie Bell Shytle Flynn.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Beth Flynn Reichley.
Mildred was a graduate of the Shelby School of Nursing in 1952 and used the skills gained to serve as a nurse in Buncombe, Gaston, and Cleveland counties for 45 years. The majority of her career was spent at Kings Mountain Hospital where she enjoyed volunteering as a Pink Lady upon her retirement. She was also a faithful member of First Baptist Church Kings Mountain, where she was a member of the choir, Senior Adult Choir, Golden Fellowship, Sunday School Department Director and active in many other areas of the church. She was a devoted wife, a loving mother, a doting grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her, but her family finds comfort in knowing she is now with her Savior.
SURVIVORS: She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Sidney Roy Dixon; daughter, Jean Dixon Webb (Harvey) of Shelby; son, Aaron Dixon (Paige) of Gastonia; granddaughter, Amanda Buchanan (Mike) of Shelby; grandson, Andrew Dixon of Gastonia; great-grandchildren Cole Buchanan (Brittany) and Charley Kate Buchanan; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
SERVICES: A private service will be held Tuesday, October 20th followed by a public graveside at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery at 3:00 pm. The family will receive friends after the graveside service and request that all guests wear a mask.
The family would like to express heartfelt gratitude to the ICU staff of Atrium Health Cleveland, staff of Hospice House of Wendover, and special friends, Butch and Kathy Riley for their loving and compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mildred may be made to Hospice House Wendover or First Baptist Church Kings Mountain Mission Readiness Fund.
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