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Margaret Lilly Dixon

March 4, 1942 — August 28, 2022

Mill Creek

Margaret Lilly Dixon, 80, of Mill Creek, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2022, at her home.

Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, September 2, 2022, at Graham Memorial Pentecostal Holiness Church, officiated by Rev. Bill Hooper, Rev. James Chadwick and Rev. Chad Graham. Interment will follow at the Lilly Family Cemetery.

Margaret was born in Newport on March 4, 1942, to the late Cyrus T. Lilly and Dollie C. Lilly. She was a member of Graham Memorial Church where she sang in the gospel group “All For Christ”. She was a member of Newport Consolidated School Association. She retired from civil service at Cherry Point after many years of service. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved singing and shagging.

She is survived by sons, Daniel Dixon and wife Melissa of New Bern and Darin Dixon, Sr. and companion Melissa of Mill Creek; brother, Samuel Lilly and wife Suzanne of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Darin Dixon, Jr., Gregory Dixon, Ethan Dixon, Tiffany Whaley, Kymberly Rouse, Reagan Dixon; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Allen Dixon, Jr ; sisters, Violet “Penny” Flemming, Carrie “Coot” Graham and Armenta “Ment” Ballance; and brothers, Cyrus “Peck” Lilly Jr., Eugene “Big Bubba” Lilly, Julius “Levy” Lilly and Reuben Lilly.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Thursday, September 1, 2022, at Graham Memorial Pentecostal Holiness Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Graham Memorial Church, 3448 Mill Creek Rd, Newport, NC 28570 or Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago IL 60601.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.mundenfuneralhome.net

Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory, Morehead City, NC.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, September 1, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Graham Memorial Pentecostal Holiness Church

3448 Mill Creek Road, Newport, NC 28570

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Funeral Service

Friday, September 2, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Graham Memorial Pentecostal Holiness Church

3448 Mill Creek Road, Newport, NC 28570

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Interment Following Funeral Service

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