Dixon, Jessie 1912

Obituary – Miss Jessie Dixon
East Liverpool Tribune

Jessie Dixon, the 15-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Dixon of Negley, Ohio, died Wednesday, March 6 (1912).

One year ago she passed the Patterson examination and had her plans carefully laid for the future.

The funeral services were held on Sunday afternoon a the church, the Rev. Weyrich of Rogers and the Rev. Hutchinson officiating.

The many floral pieces proved her many friends. They were carried by the eight remaining girls of her Sunday school class.

The remains were laid to rest in Mt. Carmel cemetery. The pallbearers were Cleaver Young, Wilbur Gabele, Walter Bricker, Ralph Britain, Myrl Clark and Benjamin Williams, six of her school friends. She leaves besides her father and mother and relatives, a host of friends to mourn her departure. Yet their loss was her gain, for she found time in her young busy life to serve her Master and was snatched from the world to grace the Garden of God.

The following resolution has been passed by the school at which Miss Dixon attented.

In memory of our departed friend and schoolmate, Jessie Dixon.

Whereas, The hand of Providence has removed from our mist our beloved
Schoolmate, we express our earnest and affectionate sympathy to the family of our
Beloved schoolmate. Therefore, be it
Resolved, That we sincerely sympathize with the family of the deceased on the
Dispensation with which it has pleased Divine Providence to afflict them, and
Commend them for the consolation to Him who orders all things for the best and
Whose chastisements are meant in mercy.
Resolved, That this heartfelt testimonial of our sympathy and sorrow to be Forwarded to the family of the departed friend and schoolmate.