Dixie Jeanne Dorothy Thompson


(Mar. 19, 2001)

Word has been received here of the March 19 death in Davis, Calif., of a former Powell resident, Dixie Jeanne Dorothy Thompson, 61.

She was born Oct. 25, 1939, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, to Thomas Richard Myers and Laura Helen Myers. She moved to South Dakota in 1943 and received schooling in Kennebec, S.D., and Gillette. After high school, she attended cosmetology school in Rapid City, S.D., and opened her own beauty shop in Sundance.

While living in Sundance, she met and married Stan Thompson, and they had four children.

She lived in Powell in the 1970s, leaving here for Sacramento, Calif. She received her minister's license in 1985 and ministered in the West Sacramento area for many years.

She was licensed as a certified nursing assistant in 1988.

Survivors include her children, Donell Jean Thompson of Estes Park, Colo., Debra Lee Thompson of Sacramento, Darryl Thomas Thompson of San Diego, Calif., and Rochelle Marie Thompson Edwards of Davis; and seven grandchildren.

Burial was in the Galt Cemetery in Galt, Calif.