Rose Marie Dixon, 50

Rose Marie Dixon, 50, of Laurel, Del., passed away in the care of her family, at home, on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2013. She was born Dec. 18, 1962, in Lewes, Del., to the late James and Gladys Rayne Dixon.

Dixon was a retired professional housekeeper. She loved reading and crocheting, and possessed a very good personality. She knew how to hold her own and could be outspoken, but was a loved and dedicated part of her family.

Dixon is survived by her three children, Karmekus Dixon of Millsboro, Del., and Tacara and MyKeisha Dixon, both of Laurel, Del.; her siblings, Frances, Patricia, Janice, Gladys, Vanessa, Charleen, Ida, Herbert and James; two aunts, Linda and Wanda; an uncle, Harold Tingle; two grandchildren, Shamiyah and Zyshon; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members; and special friends Lisa, Carleen, Samuel, Carol and Valerie, and many other friends.

A funeral service and celebration of Dixon’s life were scheduled for Feb. 16, 2013, at St. John’s 2nd Baptist Church in Millsboro, Del., officiated by the Rev. Lisa Johnson. Interment was to follow at Zoar Golden Acres Cemetery in Bishopville, Md. Floral tributes are welcomed by the family. Condolences may be sent online at