AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Jacqueline H. "Jackie" Dixon, 67, entered into rest on Saturday December 19, 2009 at a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, December 27, 2009 in the Lumpkin Road Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. David Craig Zimmerman, Jr., Dustin James Zimmerman, Hugh Hixon III, Billy Hixon IV, Howard Horton and Michael Hayes will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Gregg Stroud and Will Hixon V. Mrs. Dixon was preceded in death by husbands, William Hugh "Bill" Hixon, Jr. and Shellie Willard Dixon. Mrs. Dixon was a school bus driver for Richmond County for many years, worked at Gracewood State Hospital and most recently owned and managed her own business, Jackie's Personal Care Home where she took care of veterans and persons with developmental disabilities. She attended Sherwood Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, certainly one of a kind, very unique. She will be sorely missed by her family and friends. She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters, Angela Hixon(Glenn Reed) Stroud; Ms. Tonyia Hixon Zimmerman, both of Augusta; son, William Hugh Hixon III and his fiance Trinh Pfiffner, Augusta; grandchildren, Gregg Reed (Crystal) Stroud, Celia Marie Black, Amanda Stroud (Michael) Hayes, William Hugh Hixon IV, David Craig "D.J."Zimmerman, Jr. and Dustin James Zimmerman; great grandchildren, Victoria Ann Black, Ashley Brooke Stroud, William Hugh Hixson V, Tori Paige Stroud; several stepchildren; and cousin, Tommy Hewitt. The family will receive friends from 6 - 8 PM Saturday, December 26, 2009 at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 2524 Lumpkin Road, Augusta, Georgia.
The Augusta Chronicle-December 24, 2009