CHARLESTON, Mo. — Doris Jean Dixon, 68, died March 1, 2019, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Aug. 19, 1950, in Charleston, daughter of the late Earl and Rosie Lee Allen Farmer, she attended Charleston Public Schools in Charleston and Vocational-Technical School for Culinary Arts. A member of St. Matthews Full Gospel Missionary Baptist Church in Charleston, she was employed as a chef at The Sands, Chef's Gallery and Ramada Inn.
In 1976 in Charleston, she married David Dixon, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons, David (Renetta) Dixon of Greenville, Miss., Donald (Linda) Dixon of Charleston; five daughters, Glenda (James) Wilson, Victoria Hemphill, Benita Coopwood, Dawanda Dixon and Jetta Dixon of Charleston; seven brothers, Earl Farmer and Patrick Farmer of Charleston, Tony Farmer and Sherman Farmer of St. Paul, Minn., Timothy Farmer of Marion, Ill., Ismail "Randy" Hakim of Chicago and Danny Farmer of Sikeston; and three sisters, Karen Farmer of Charleston, Sherry Dellario of Carbondale, Ill., and Velma Hill of Marion, Ill.; her stepmother, Luberta "Bea" Farmer of Carbondale; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Linda Farmer.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Williams Funeral Chapel in Charleston with Floyd Wade, pastor, officiating.