Charlotte E. (Green) Dixon, 87, formerly of Boonsboro, Md., went to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Kline Hospice House in Mount Airy, Md.
Born Aug. 26, 1924, in Keedysville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Luther and Mabel (Leatherman) Green. Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband, Hyatt C. Dixon Sr., in 1977.
She was a member of Mount Zion Lutheran Church in Rohrersville, Md., and was also a member of Clopper-Michael American Legion Post 10 Ladies Auxiliary in Boonsboro.
Charlotte enjoyed playing the card game (500), crocheting and running bingo at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro. She also loved to play bingo at the legion in Boonsboro.
She is survived by a son, Hyatt C. Dixon Jr. and his wife, Ronna, of Frederick, Md.; two daughters, Shirley L. and her husband, Larry Spice, of Millersville, Md., and Helen E. Hendrick and her family; and a sister, Mary Gomez of Gaithersburg, Md. Charlotte is also survived by three grandchildren, Lori and her husband, Edward Ross, of Arnold, Md., and Christopher Dixon and Amy Dixon, both of Frederick; three great-grandchildren, Megan, Hayley and Carly Ross, all of Arnold; and numerous nieces and nephews. She will also be remembered by her good friends, Barbara Baker, and Skeeter and John Bussard.
In addition to her parents and husband, Charlotte was preceded in death by three brothers, Jacob, Harry and Roy Green; and one sister, Ethel Rowe.
A memorial service will be Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at 1 p.m. at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. Blaine E. Feightner will officiate. Charlotte will be laid to rest next to her husband in a private service at Arlington National Cemetery.
Family will receive friends one hour before the memorial service at the funeral home.
For those who wish, memorial donations may be made in Charlotte's memory to Kline Hospice House, 7000 Kimmel Road, Mount Airy, MD 21771 or Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 20214 Locust Grove Road, Rohrersville, MD 21779.
Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at www.BastStaufferFuneralHome.com.