Rushville Republican

March 28, 2013

Karen S. Dragoo-Dixon, 62

Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Karen S. Dragoo-Dixon, 62, of Glenwood, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Fayette Regional Health Systems, Connersville.

A Franklin County native, Karen was the daughter of Robert Paul Sr. and Marjorie Sorrell Richardson. She was a 1968 graduate of Eaton High School in Ohio and received a degree in business management from Marquette University in Michigan. Karen was employed as the office coordinator at Fayette Regional Health System Primary Care Center and had worked at Design and Manufacturing Rack Plant for over 16 years. She was a member of Orange Christian Church. Karen dearly loved her grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with her family. In her leisure time, she liked to travel, read and go shopping.

Karen is survived by her husband, R. Michael Dixon; her daughter and son-in-law, Brandi L. and Brian Johnson of Rushville; her twin grandchildren, Sam and Sarah Johnson; her brothers, Robert Paul Richardson Jr. of Connersville, Charles Richardson and his wife Amy of Dayton, Ohio, Thomas Richardson of Connersville, Kenny Richardson Vickers of New Trenton, Ohio and Dwayne Richardson of Connersville; nieces, nephews and many friends.

In addition to her parents, Karen was preceded in death by her first husband, James G. Dragoo, who died April 6, 1980; and a brother, Rick Allen Richardson.

Funeral services for Karen will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home, Myers Chapel, Connersville, with Pastor Mike Hedrick of Orange Christian Church officiating. Interment will follow in Orange Cemetery, Fayette County. Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County Cancer Society or to Orange Christian Church.

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