Verna Dixon

Born: Mon., Mar. 2, 1959
Died: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
Location: Hart Funeral Home

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
Location: Word of Life Church of God of Prophecy

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Mrs. Verna Rose Cavender Dixon, age 60, of Blackshear, passed away early Monday morning (8/12/19) at her residence following an extended illness.

Born March 2, 1959 in Charleston, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Edwin Cavender and Eleanor Hatfield Waldron. She moved with her family to Blackshear as a teenager and has resided here for most of her life.  She was a graduate of Waycross High School and has been the longtime owner of Verna’s Cleaning Service, cleaning many new construction projects and business offices over the years.  She was a member of Word of Life Church of God of Prophecy in Blackshear.

Survivors include her two children, Michelle Westberry (husband J.R.) and Michael Strickland (Cindy Webster) both of Blackshear; 3 grandchildren, Satilla Westberry, Annagail Westberry, and Landon Strickland, all of Blackshear; and several other relatives and many friends.

A funeral service will take place Thursday afternoon (8/15/19) at 3 p.m. at Word of Life Church of God of Prophecy, 720 Azalea Street, Blackshear, GA 31516. Burial will follow in the Waters Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Hart Funeral Home in Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.


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