Mildred Moore Dixon, 87, daughter of Fred Moore and Mina Buffington Moore, was born Oct. 13, 1916, at Gilson, Ill. She died Aug. 23, 2004, at Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston.She married Melvin Dixon Feb. 9, 1940. They had two daughters.Mrs. Dixon was a homemaker. She loved visiting and caring for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, three sisters and four brothers.Surviving are two daughters, Marlene Collins and Marlys Beeler of Houston; one sister, Helen Smith of Eunice; three brothers, Robert Moore of Abingdon, Ill., Richard Moore of Pinellas Park, Fla., and Thomas Moore of Victoria, Ill.; five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.Services are 2 o’clock Saturday at the Evans Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wesley Wallace officiating. Burial will be in the Big Creek Cemetery.Visitation is 6 to 7 o’clock Friday evening at the Evans chapel. “

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