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Mrs. Helen Dixon Washington

THOMSON, Ga. - Mrs. Helen Dixon Washington, 67, was called home on Sunday morning and now resides with our Lord and Father in heaven.

Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2008, at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Columbia Road Chapel with Rev. George Webb officiating. Interment followed at 2 p.m. at The Gospel Chapel Cemetery in Avera, Ga.

Mrs. Helen Dixon Washington was born in Avera, Ga., and was one of 12 children. She was a member of and baptized in The Gibson Church of God. She later attended Norris Chapel in Harlem.

Helen is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Vickie Washington Guay (Richard) and Mary Washington Fleming (Kevin); and one granddaughter, Heather Nicole Guay; and her beloved dog, Toogie. Survivors also include two sisters, Mrs. Edith Poteet and Mrs. Ann Williams (George); three brothers, Mr. Max Dixon, Mr. Lewis Dixon (Sherryl) and Mr. William Dixon (Mary); and two dear sisters- in-law, Mrs. Edna Dixon and Mrs. Charlotte Dixon Herbert; and many nieces and nephews.

Helen was preceded in death by her late husband, Mr. Robert P. Washington; her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas and Inez May Dixon; two sisters, Mrs. Mary May and Mrs. Betty Esgate; four brothers, Mr. Isaac Dixon, Mr. John Dixon, Mr. Bobby Dixon and Mr. Joseph Dixon.

Helen will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to many people whose lives she touched. She was a wonderful homemaker and an excellent cook. We will all miss you so very much. You were a wonderful Mother and friend. We will miss your beautiful smile and your great sense of humor. We love you, Mims.

Elliott Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Web posted on Thursday, January 31, 2008

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