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Marion Elizabeth Owen Dixon, age 90, of Gloucester Point, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2024. She was born on September 5, 1933 in Richmond, Va., to William and Elizabeth Owen. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Richmond Professional Institute and was an elementary school teacher for 25 years in both Hampton and Gloucester. Being an educator, she realized that good reading skills are very important and tutored children during the summer break when needed.

Marion was a longtime resident of Gloucester County and active in the community. She spent countless hours serving others as a member of Abingdon Volunteer Rescue Squad for over 20 years. She was a founding member of the Samaritan Group as well as Gloucester Housing Partnership. Marion was an active member of Bethany United Methodist Church where she served in several capacities, usually helping children. She founded the XYZ group for senior citizens.

Marion was predeceased by her husband, Sid Dixon, to whom she was married for 68 years. She is survived by her children, Beth Dixon, David Dixon (Donna), Susan Hutchinson (Brian), as well as grandson, Andrew Hutchinson. She is also survived by her sisters, Eileen Mansfield and Nancy Jones. There are numerous nieces and nephews, as well as Christopher and Steven Grant that are mourning her departure.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2024, in the chapel at Hogg Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at the cemetery at Bethany United Methodist Church, followed by a reception in the church fellowship hall.

The Dixon family would like to thank all the caregivers, family members and family friends who did so much for Marion over the years. Your commitment to help, as well as your kindness and understanding, was a blessing.