DIXIE KARLEEN (PLUNKITT) DAVIES, 81, of Florida, formerly of Davison, MI, passed away Saturday, August 21, 2021. A Graveside Service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Davison Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lifewater International and/or Smile Train Inc., in Dixie’s memory.
Dixie was born in Frankfort, Indiana on December 27, 1939, daughter of the late Earl Edward and Alta Gertrude (Adkins) Plunkitt. She married Donald Eugene Davies on June 23, 1959 and he preceded her in death on August 18, 2011. Dixie earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from Central Michigan University. She was an educator for Davison Community Schools. Mrs. Davies taught at Hill Elementary School, retiring after 35 years of service. Dixie enjoyed going to church, volunteering, traveling, sailing, playing her Clarinet and spending time with family and friends.
Dixie is survived by three children, Todd (Melanie) Davies, Joel Davies and Mindy (Todd) Winter; eight grandchildren, Abbigale, Jacob, Jaclyn (Reinier), Emily, Emma Claire, Gabriel, Molly and Averie; five great-granddaughters, Allie, Adrianna, Azalia, Roza and Jaicie; brothers, Jack (B.J.) Plunkitt and Steven (Cindy) Plunkitt; sister, Sherry (Kent) Townsend and many other loving family members and friends.
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