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Dixie Sutton Bell

March 22, 2023


Mrs. Dixie Sutton Bell, age 91, of Christiana, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2023, under the loving care and comfort of her family and Alive Hospice.

Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, March 25, at Faith Baptist Church. Brother Charlie McNeil officiated, with burial at Willow Mount Cemetery.

The family will received visitors from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the church.

She was born May 21, 1931, in Moore County, to the late Robert and Dovie Nelson Helton. She was a homemaker and a faithful member of Faith Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Sutton, in 1971; brothers and sisters, Donald Helton, Denzil Helton, Joe Helton, Shields Helton, Mary Elizabeth Pressley, Birdie Lou Cummings, and Jewell Helton.

Survivors include her daughters, Marie Olive and her husband David, Brenda Blackburn, and her husband Dewayne, and Lisa Bowen, and her husband Dean; grandchildren, Matthew Blackburn, Bradley Blackburn, Jamie Blackburn, and his wife Missy, Brandon Blackburn, Tammy Wells, Greg Olive, and his wife Stacey, Christy Phillips, and her husband Rod, Rodney Bowen, and his wife Jessica, Drew Bowen, and Daniel Bowen, and his wife Kacey; great grandchildren, Mallorie Proctor, Quintin Bowen, Brees Bowen, Tatum Bowen, Ellie Bowen, Amanda Dye, and her husband David, Amy Jett, Halee Olive, Lucas Olive, Jake Phillips, Carley Blackburn, Kenzie Blackburn, Molly Blackburn, and Lillie Blackburn; great great grandchildren, Natilee Ragan, Keagan Dye, and Henslee Dye.

 Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.