Ms. Willie Mae Dixon age 78 of Miami, FL (formerly of Malone, FL) passed away Sunday June 20th at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center Aventura, FL.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26th at Shira Sr. and Chelcie McKinnie Memorial Chapel located 5304 Bowden Hill Campbellton, FL with Rev. Douglas Cotton and Elder Carolyn Morgan officiating. Interment will following at Snowhill Cemetery Malone, FL with Mckinnie Funeral Home of Campbellton, FL directing.
A public viewing will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, 25th at the funeral home.
Willie Mae Dixon (aka Gal) was born in Malone, FL on Dec 19, 1942 to Lela Mae and George Jackson. She was raised in a large and loving family. She accepted Jesus Christ as her personal savior at an early age.
After finishing high school Willie Mae met and married Jimmy Dixon and the two were together for more than 50 years. They moved to Miami where she worked for Miami Dade County as a home health care worker until her retirement.
She was an extraordinary mother of two daughters, LeShawn (Nanny Gal) Dixon and Shaura McKinney-Burse and a devoted grandmother of four.
Willie Mae LOVED sports and was a die-hard fan of the Miami Heat and Miami Dolphins, whether a good season or a bad season she was always there for her teams. She was also a huge Marvin Sease fan.
She was a straight shooter who said what she meant and meant what she said. On any given day you would find her watching her favorite TV channel and looking for a reason to laugh.
She was welcomed into heaven by her parents: Lela Mae and George Jackson; daughter: LeShawn Dixon; siblings: JL Jackson, JE Jackson, Lewis Jackson, Joe Jackson, LC Jackson, Essie Mae Smoke, and Inez Jackson.
Those left with cherished memories are: Jimmy Dixon; daughter: Shaura (Vincent) McKinney-Burse II; grandchildren: DeVante McKinney, Roney Cooper, Vincent Burse III, Shiyanna Burse; brother: George (Carrie) Jackson; sisters-in-law: Edna Jackson, Rose Jackson, Linda Jackson (her friend and caretaker), Essie Jackson, Joanne Jackson, and Ruby Jean Dixon; nieces: Patricia Stephens and Evon Flucker (her phone buddy); and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.