Lessie Dixon, born August 2, 1929 in Brantley, AL, the 8th of 10 siblings, to the late Jessie and Essie Ridgeway, transitioned into glory September 19, 2021.
Lessie married the late Morris Dixon in 1948 and settled in Dayton Ohio. They had four children, Morris Jr., Josephine, Shirley and Victor (deceased). Lessie grew up in the church and accepted Christ at an early age. She loved praising God, going to church, and reading her Bible. She sang in the Choir at Little Rock M. B. Church, Peoples C.M.E. Church, and was currently a member of College Hill Presbyterian. Lessie was a loving mother, grandmother, and a great community worker. She was the oldest living resident of Woodglen.
She leaves, son, Morris Jr.; daughters, Josephine and Shirley; sister, Cleola Bailey; grandchildren, Daria, Germaine, Derrick, Yolanda, Erika, Victoria, Katina, Sasha; a host of great and great-great grandchildren.
Walk-through visitation 9-11 am Monday, September 27, at the House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Ave. Homegoing celebration at 11 am. (MASK REQUIRED). Rev. Norman Bradfield officiating. Interment West Memory Gardens. Special thanks to Woodglen Alzheimers Facility.
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