FEBRUARY 25, 1943 - DECEMBER 20, 2008

JAY - Shirley Joyce Dixon, 65, of  Jay, Ok. , passed away at Saturday, December 20th, 2008 peacefully  at her daughters home in Tulsa.  Graveside services will be at Duffield Cemetery, Jay, Ok., at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, December 24th,  with Rev. Chester Crittenden officiating.  Services under the personal care of Funeral Services of Grand Lake, Jay.

Shirley was born in Jay on February 25, 1943, the daughter of the late Cliford and Mary (Wilson) Goins.  She married Stephen  Dixon June 2, 1961 Jay.  Together they spent many years traveling across the country and finally coming back to Jay, in which they considered their home.  Shirley enjoyed working outside in her gardens and making quilts.

Shirley is survived by two daughters, Kristi Sharp and husband  Christopher of Downingtown, Penn., and  Shonna Herrman and husband Paul of Tulsa, Ok.  One son, Anthony Dixon and wife Elizabeth of Alvarado, Tx.  One sister, Zella Prather of Bartlesville, Ok.   Two brothers, Albert Goins of Jay, Ok., and  Don Goins of Bremerton, Wa.   She is also survived by ten grandchildren, and one great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by one daughter:  Joyce Dixon, one sister, and three brothers.  Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home.