Dixie Lassiter Lewis 87, died Sunday, December 30, 2012 at the FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC.
Funeral Service will be 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at Tabernacle United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with the Reverend Tal Madison officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Lewis was a native of Montgomery County. Dixie worked in Civil Service in Charlotte, NC during World War II. Following the war she married her high school sweetheart, Everette Lewis, they owned and operated several Piggly Wiggly store throughout North Carolina for many years. She loved music and played the piano at both Bensalem and Tabernacle United Methodist Church. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Dixie was a daughter of the late
W. C. 'Bill' and Desma Ballard Lassiter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everette Lewis Sr.
Dixie is survived by sons: Gene Lewis and wife, Kathy, of Robbins, Gary Lewis and wife Terri, of Robbins, daughter: Gwyn Pickle and husband, Robert of Robbins, six grandchildren, six great grandchildren, brothers: Carlton and Harold Lassiter, both of Lillington.
The family will receive friends following the funeral service at the Tabernacle United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall and at other time at the home of son, Gene Lewis.
Memorials may be made to Tabernacle United Methodist Church, P O Box 395, Robbins, NC 27325 or Smyrna United Methodist Church, 203 Smyrna Church Road, Robbins, NC 27325.
Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Lewis family.

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  1. Dixie was a lovely lady whose kindness and love to me and my family will long be remembered. Thank you for sharing her with us. I will treasure the memories and she will always be precious to me. God Bless each of you during this time of loss.

  2. I remember going to visit Dixie with God’s Backyard Busters and she had such a comforting smile. I really enjoyed talking to her a church, she was always smiling and seemed so peaceful at heart. Gwen you are alot like her with your comforting smile. I am

  3. We are sorry for the loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
    during this difficult time. The Lord will give you the strength to continue your journey of loss.
    Pines Funerals
    Staff and Pat Brown, Afterc

  4. Your family is inmy thoughts and prayers at this time of your lives.I remember her fondly from when I was younger.
    Esther Cockman Godley

  5. Especially for Gwen & Robert. With Heart-Felt Sympathy & Prayers. "As long as we live & remember, our loved ones live within our hearts."

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