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Dixie Nell (Shank) Magee

January 1, 1939 ~ September 26, 2018 (age 79)

Dixie Nell Magee, 79, of Bradford passed away on September 26, 2018 at the Brethren Retirement Community surrounded by her family and friends.  She was born on January 1, 1939 in Troy, Ohio to the late Howard and Helen (Goodner) Shank.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Cathy Shank; and brother, Rick Shank.  Dixie is survived by her husband, Donald Magee, whom she married on May 3, 1959; daughter, Robin (Tim) O’Donnell of Greenville; son, Brian (Robbin) Magee of Bradford; grandchildren, Ryan Manning, Allyson Manning, and Brandon Magee; step-grandchildren, Abigail O’Donnell and Daniel O’Donnell; brother, Bruce (Betty) Shank of Arcanum; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  

Dixie was retired from Magee Brothers Construction in Covington.  She was a member of the gospel trio New Dawn and enjoyed singing with her brother, Bruce and friend, Larry Hart.  She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Ithaca.  

A Celebration of Dixie’s life will be held on October 1, 2018 at 11:00 at Greenville Creek Christian Church, 5110 N. Buckneck Road, Bradford.  Visitation is September 30, 2018 from 4:00 to 6:00 at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway, Greenville OH 45331. Condolences may be left for the family at

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