Dixie Gardner

October 22, 1920 ~ January 16, 2021 (age 100)


Dixie Lamm Bailey Gardner, 100, of Wilson, died Saturday, January 16, 2021.

Funeral, Maplewood Cemetery, Section J, Tuesday, 2:00 PM.  Friends may visit Wilson Memorial Service, Tuesday, 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon.

Mrs. Gardner was a retired bookkeeper for Batten Auto Parts for more than 50 years. She enjoyed Forest Hills Baptist Church and the choir in years past. 

She is survived by her daughter, Becky Nichols (Donnie) of Bailey; son, Randy Bailey (Sandi) of Wilson; grandchildren, Heidi Pope (Wes), Tara McNeal (Kenneth), Hart Bailey (Sharon) and Don Nichols (Lela); great-grandchildren, Tyler and Jacob Nichols; Eli and Erin Pope; Micah, Isaiah, and Madeline McNeal; Alexis and Djimon Bailey; step-daughters, Linda Jobe and Patricia Gardner and Linda’s son, Dr Lee Jobe (Donna). 

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Nobles Chapel Baptist Church, 7330 Old Raleigh Road, Sims, NC 27880.  


The body will lie in state
January 19, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wilson Memorial Service
2811 Fieldstream Drive N
Wilson, NC 27896

January 19, 2021

2:00 PM
Maplewood Cemetery
400 College St NE
Wilson, NC 27893

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