Thelma Irene Dixson

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Thelma Irene Dixson

Nov. 3, 1919 - Oct. 30, 2011

CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska --Thelma Irene Dixson, age 91, died at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Sunday, Oct.30, 2011.

She was born near Freedom, Nebraska on Nov. 3, 1919, to Albert E. and Lula E. (Bridgeford) Campbell. Thelma attended country school and later Cambridge High School,

On Oct. 21, 1936, she was united in marriage to Louie E. Dixson. He preceded her in death on Dec. 7, 2002. To this union a daughter, Dixielee, was born.

Thelma worked for 10 years at the Cambridge Schools cafeteria. She also helped with Meals on Wheels for many years through her church.

Thelma enjoyed cards, belonging to several clubs. She hated to miss her Friday club card because they played for nickels. She was a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ, Women's Fellowship. Thelma enjoyed visiting with friends.

Thelma was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Louie; sister and brother-in-law, Marjorie and Harley Jones and nephew, Martin Jones.

Thelma is survived by her daughter Dixielee and husband, William Simonton of Englewood, Colorado, along with nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at the Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2011, at 11 a.m. with Bill Weaver officiating. Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery of Cambridge.

Memorials may be left in Thelma's name at the Lockenour-Jones Morturary to either the Cambridge Senior Center or the First Congregational Church. Friends may leave on line condolences at

Lockenour-Jones Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.