Carol I. Murdoch Dixon
  • In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you would please consider memorial contributions in Carol's name to
  • the Salvation Army,Chillicothe, Ohio Corps
    171 East 4th Street, P.O. Box 451
    Chillicothe, OH 45601

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“The staff of American Cancer Fund™ at www.AmericanCancerFund.org is sorry to hear of Carol’s passing. We have just received a memorial donation...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: American Cancer Fund - NJ

“No words can express our grief during this time of loss. My Mothers best friend & a devoted mother & Christian. Our hearts go out to Brent and Evan...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Keith & Tracy Reasor - Nothglenn, CO

“I am so sorry to hear the passing of Carol. She was a sweet woman. I was Blessed to visit and care for her as well as her Mother. She was a friend...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Vicki James Coleman Wildermuth - OH

“Carol was such a nice lady, I always enjoyed talking to her at the restaurant many years ago and then the post office in more recent years.Another...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Mike and Rhonda Dutcher and family - OH

“Carol Dixon, a Saint. Always giving in her community. Show all who knew her the "Hands of Christ". Always ready to pray and serve. She left an...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Kristina and Rodney Cartwright

“I am so sorry to hear of Carol's death. I'm sure the world is a better place because she lived. The last time we talked she mentioned how she loved...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Shirley Martin Stewart - London, OH

“We grew to know Carol Dixon through her wonderful son, Evan. We know her to be kind, gracious, loving and generous. Her leaving will leave a huge...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Elise Mitchell Sanford - OH

“Thinking of the entire family during this difficult time. Mark & Lisa (Kruger) Allman ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Mark & Lisa Allman - Piketon, OH

“A wonderful and caring lady whom made me feel welcome each time I came to visit her. We would have talks about the years before when I began my...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Mike VanCulin - OH - Friend

“So terribly saddened to learn of the passing of this wonderful lady. Carol was our neighbor for many, many years and became our adopted grandmother....Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Russ & Rhonda Caudill - Hamden, OH

“Carol and my Mother, Maggie Waldron were good friends. We lost Mom very suddenly last April. I understand the pain you are feeling. I'm sure they are...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Linda Maerker - Wellston, OH

“Brent I am so sorry to hear about your Mother. My heart goes out to you and your brother. You both will be in my thoughts. God bless and keep you....Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Brenda Clark-York - Ecorse, MI

“Carol Dixon. Our entire community will suffer the loss of this saint! She did encourage many others to continue in prayer and faith. As she always...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Kristina and Rodney Cartwright - OH

“Brent, So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. Carol was an amazing lady, I don't think she ever met a stranger. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Peg & Chris Barber - wellston, OH

“I'll miss you, Carol. Mom and I always enjoyed our visits with you. Wish I had lived closer to you. Your smile never failed to lighten my heart. I...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Janie Nute-Thomas - Vanceburg, KY


Carol I. Murdoch Dixon, age 92, of Hamden, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2012, at the OSU East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born April 1, 1920 in Pomeroy, Ohio, to the late Leverett M. and Mabel Martin Murdoch. Carol was baptized at the Hamden United Methodist Church when she was 5 years old and continued being active in the church until recent years. She served as the organist/pianist at the Hamden United Methodist Church for more than 50 years. Carol graduated as the valedictorian of the class of 1937 from Hamden High School. She was also a graduate of the Columbus School of Cosmetology, as well as having attended the Rio Grand College and the Ohio University. Carol was very active in the community. She served as clerk for the Hamden Schools and the Clinton Township Trustees and was a teacher's aid in Head Start at the Allensville Schools. Carol was employed by the Jackson County Board of Developmentally Disabled Adults (J-Vac) for 30 years. She enjoyed playing basketball in high school, dancing as a young woman and playing the piano. She also had an interest in genealogy. Carol was a very good cook and a fun loving mom. Aging and health issues restricted her activities in recent years. She loved her family and prayed for each one daily. Most of all, she loved Jesus and they talked right up to the moment she went home. Carol is survived by her 2 sons, Evan W. Dixon and Brent L. Dixon. She also leaves 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, a nephew (David Murdoch) and a niece (Louella Dixon Noble). She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Loyd Willis Dixon in 1996 and her brother, Rexford Murdoch. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 2 to 4 P.M. and 6 to 8 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 11 A.M. at the Hamden United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Londonderry Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you would please consider memorial contributions in Carol's name to the Salvation Army, Chillicothe, Ohio Corps, 171 East 4th Street, P.O. Box 451, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601 or to a charity of one's choosing.