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Mable Dixon

Mable Dot Dixon (Peaks)

May 18, 1923 - September 28, 2020
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God called Mable Dot (Peaks) Dixon from labor to reward on Monday, September 28, 2020 at Duke University Hospital. She was born in Durham County, NC to the late Meredith and Mamie Sowell Peaks. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Theldora Peaks Covington and brothers, J.C. Thomas Peaks and Orange Rufus Peaks.

Mable attended Durham County Schools. At an early age, she dedicated her life to Christ at Cameron Grove Baptist Church under the pastorship of the late J. E. Thorpe. She was one of their oldest members. Her favorite song was “Precious Lord”.

Mable worked as a home care attendant, housekeeper, and at Goodwill Stores and The Durham Cannery. She enjoyed crossword and word search puzzles, fishing, gardening, reading, shopping, and traveling. She adored her grandchildren and loved her family.

She leaves to cherish her memories her six children: Thera McLean (Durham, NC); Evelyn (Jerry) McClure (Durham, NC); Curtis (Priscilla) Ramseur (Durham, NC); Calvin (Wendy) Ramseur (Durham, NC); Geraline Elliott (Durham, NC); Priscilla (Terrell) Mitchell (Savannah, GA); one aunt, Vergie Mangum (Durham, NC); 18 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and 10 great-great grandchildren; a special God grandson, James Anderson (Durham, NC), a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday October 3, 2020 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Saturday October 3, 2020 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Ellis D. Jones & Sons Funeral Chapel
    Address
    419 Dowd St.
    DURHAM, NC 27701
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Please remember to practice the guidelines of social distancing. Only ten people will be allowed into the funeral home at time. Mask are required by an executive order of the Governor of North Carolina. Please remember to sanitize your hands upon entrance and exit of the funeral home. We appreciate all of your patience as we work through this together.
  • Homegoing Service

    Sunday October 4, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday October 4, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Ellis D Jones & Sons Funeral Chapel
    Address
    419 Dowd St
    Durham, North Carolina 27701
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    Notes
    Mrs. Dixon's service will be for invited guests. The service will be live streamed for all other guests that would like to be apart of the Homegoing service. Those guests attending in person, please WAIT IN YOUR CAR upon arrival. Our staff will direct your entrance. Sanitize your hands upon entrance and exit of the funeral home. Mask are required by an executive order of the Governor of North Carolina. Please remember to practice the guidelines of social distancing. We appreciate all of your patience as we work through this together.
  • Interment

    Sunday October 4, 2020 | 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday October 4, 2020 3:00pm
    Location
    Glennview Memorial Park
    Address
    Hwy 55 and Riddle Rd.
    DURHAM, NC 27713
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Diane Cox

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My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Diane Cox
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Virgil Johnson

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Mr & Mrs Virgil Johnson Send our condolences during the loss of a beautiful lady. That will be missed by many.
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Edward & Lisa Mitchell Jr

Posted at 05:52pm
We mourn with you at your loss. We pray that you will be comforted during this time. Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with your family.
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