Hayward Odell Dixon, 90, of Millry died Jan. 3, 2012 at Washington County Infirmary.
He was born Nov. 14, 1921. He was a member of Millry Assembly of God. He was a United States Army Veteran having served during World War II. He was a retired mechanic with Allied Paper.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille L. Dixon, Millry; three sons, John W. Dixon, Michael Ray Dixon, both of Millry, Frank H. Dixon, Jackson; one daughter, Vera Lavone Goldman, Pennington; two sisters, Curnice Reed, Sadie Lee Tew, both of Mobile; 10 grandchildren; 11 greatgrandchildren; one greatgreat grandchild.
The service was Jan. 6 at 11 a.m. at Millry Assembly of God with Revs. Bo Currie, Billy Kendrick, Mikey Havard officiating. Burial was in the Kimbrough Memorial Cemetery with military honors.
Active pallbearers were Dewayne Dixon, Todd Dixon, Josh Dixon, Neil Goldman, Thad Goldman, Adam Dixon, Brandon Dixon and Noah Goldman.
Honorary pallbearers were Edward Massey, Clarence Carpenter, Glenn Dixon, James Brown, Dr. Paul Petcher, Wesley Dixon and Cody Dixon.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Chatom directed.