Dixon, Tommy L. (Dalton)

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Tommy L. Dixon, 62, of Dalton, GA, passed away Friday, January 18, 2013 at Hamilton Medical Center. 

He was preceded in death by is father, Wallace Dot Dixon; and all of is aunts and uncles. 

Tommy loved spending time with his family and loved hunting and motorcycles. 

He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Van-Allman Dixon of the residence; mother, Eda Dixon; sons and daughter-in-law, Eric Dixon, Jason and Kathy Dixon all of Dalton and Johnny Matthews Jasper; daughters and son-in-law, Crystal Dixon Patterson and Rex of Dalton, Amanda Henry of Jasper and Chasity and Austin Wileman of Ocoee; sisters and brothers, Earlene Higgins, Henry Bruchfield (Charlotte) and Mary Ellis all of Dalton, Jo Young and Martha and Tom Jones all of Loundon, KY; 17 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; mother and father-in-law, Jenny and Phillip Van-Allman, of South Pittsburgh; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Joyce and Cub Culbertson of East Ridge and Christy Van-Allman of Chattanooga; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Tammy Van-Allman of Jasper; special friend, H. B. Steinbeck of Dalton; and nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, January 21 in the Chapel of Love Funeral Home with the Rev. Stacy Hensley officiating. Burial will follow in Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery (Lake Frances Rd.) with American Legion Post #112 in charge of graveside rites. 

The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home Sunday, January 20 from 5-8 p.m. 

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across fro Hamilton Medical Center) is in charge of arrangements.


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