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Sharon Lea Dixon

January 26, 1942 ~ December 23, 2021 (age 79)

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Sharon Lea (Myers) Dixon, following a courageous battle with COPD, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, December 23rd, 2021 surrounded by family. Sharon was born in Council, Idaho on January 26, 1942 to Henry P. Myers and Ruth Ida (Twilegar) Myers.
Sharon attended Meadows Valley Schools and graduated in 1960. Sharon married the love of her life, Lawrence Dixon, on June 17, 1961. With this union four children were added; Richard, Lloyd, Ruth and Duane. Sharon and Lawrence were soul mates and did everything together. Sharon missed Lawrence dearly and is now reunited with her one true love.
Sharon worked at Meadows Valley Schools as a well-loved and admired “Lunch Lady” from 1979 until her retirement in 1992. To this day, former students still talk about all the wonderful meals her and her best friend, Verlene, prepared from scratch every day.
Sharon loved to camp, fish, hunt, snowmobile, read, crochet, play cards, pegs and jokers, puzzles or just about anything that meant spending time with her family and friends.
Sharon is survived by her sister, Barbara (Gary) Cook of Lucille, sons: Richard of Caldwell, Lloyd (Polly)of Lawton, OK, Duane (Kassie) of Meridian and daughter, Ruth (Robert) Butler of Caldwell. 15 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; her “adopted” Children; John-John, Jerri Lynn (Eller) and Bryan Dean Malvich; and numerous other extended family members, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
She was proceeded in death by her Husband, Lawrence; Mother and Father, Ruth& Henry Myers; Brother, Frank; Father & Mother-n-Law; James & Myrtle Dixon, Brother-n-Law; James Dixon, Nephew; Keith Dixon.
Sharon never new a stranger and had the biggest heart of anyone. She will be missed by many.
Sharon asked to especially thank her daughter, Ruth and son-n-law, Robert for giving her around the clock care so that she could remain at home. She also asked to thank the nurses and volunteers from St. Al’s Hospice and Home Health.
At Sharon’s request, she will be cremated and placed with Lawrence. A Celebration of Sharon’s Life will be held at her residence on Sunday, May 29th from Noon until 3:00 pm. A meal will be provided. Condolence may be shared with the family at www.dakanfuneralchapel.com
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sharon’s name to a charity of your choice.


 

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