Thursday, August 6, 2015

Willie Joe Dixon Sr.

Willie Joe Dixon Sr., 74, of Pocola, OK passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2015 in Pocola.  Willie was born May 25, 1941 in Cedars, OK to Lit & Gertrude (Montgomery) Dixon.  He worked at Acme Brick.  He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Whonita;  son, Joe Jr.; sister, Elsie Mae Bunch and brother, Wayne Dixon.

Survivors include his daughter, Stephanie Dixon of Pocola, OK; grandsons, Kevin Dixon of Pocola, Chase Dixon of Virginia and D'erek Fernandez of Pocola, OK; one great granddaughter, Dallas Dixon of Virginia;  daughter- in- law,  Cathi Dixon of  Fort Smith, AR; three young men he raised as sons, Sostane Brewer of  Ft. Smith, AR, Terrall Brewer of Pocola, OK & Jesus Pastor of Miami, FL; six sisters, Betty Bunch of  Spiro, OK, Lucille Wilson of  Ft. Smith, Birta Wilson, Virgal Reid, Darlene Carter & Rosie Rawlins all of Pocola;  brother, E. Pluribus Massey of Spiro, OK; aunt, Francis Whitmore of Pocola, OK;  numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Graveside service  will be 11 am, Monday, August 10, 2015 at Laird Cemetery, Pocola, OK.  Pallbearers will be James Bunch, Vernon Bunch Jr., Victor Dixon, Allen Ray Rogers, Freddie Cuble  and Charles Bunch.

The wake will be held on Sunday afternoon from 3-5 pm at the funeral home in Pocola, OK.

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