Dixie Ruth Carson Sayre, 64, of Middleport, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 30, 2012. She was born June 15, 1948, in Pomeroy, Ohio and was the loving wife of Stephen for 46 years and a homemaker most of her life. She worked at the Middleport Goodwill for several years and was a graduate of Rutland High School, class of 1967. She was a member of the Rutland Church of the Nazarene and enjoyed sitting outside on the porch with her dogs, Rosie and Floyd.
Dixie will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Adrian Adney and Rose Ellen (Lovsey) Carson; aunts, Geraldine (Carson) Reed, Neva Lovsey and Vida (Lovsey) Burkey; and an uncle, Albert Lovsey.
She is survived by her husband, Stephen Sayre; daughter, Len Renee Capehart; grandson, Wayne Adney Capehart of Middleport; brother, David (Eloise) Carson of Lebanon, Ohio; sister, Eleanor Rue of Frazee, Minn.; aunts, Bonnie (Carson) Flores of Texas, and Ann (Carson) Dater of Arizona; nephew, David (Sue) Carson of Louisville, Ky.; nieces, Deidre Fairchild of Lebanon, Ohio, Deanna (Bobby) Miranda of Morrow, Ohio; four great nephews; four great nieces; special cousin, Donald (Diane) Hanson of Kenton, Ky.
Visitation will be fr om 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Gravel Hill Cemetery in Cheshire, Ohio.