Florena Dixon

DIXON, Florena Margaret Atkinson, 100, of Wheeling passed away Sunday, November 18, 2012, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home.

She was born July, 17, 1912, in Valley Grove, daughter of the late Allen and Eva Black Atkinson.

Florena was a member of Stone Presbyterian Church, and also a member of Miriam Chapter 1 Order of Eastern Star for 60 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Oscar Dixon; four brothers; and two sisters.

Surviving are two sons, Philip J. Dixon and his wife, Kathleen of Wheeling, and Ronald A. Dixon and his wife, Patricia of Bethlehem; five grandchildren; seven great-grand children; one great-great- grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Tuesday, November 20, 2012 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Elm Grove, Wheeling (304-242-2311), where services will be held Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at 3 p.m. with Reverend Robert P. Nagy officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Stone Presbyterian Church, 25 East Cove Ave, Wheeling, WV 26003.

Personal condolences may be made to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.