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Eva Mae Dixon Fitzgerald / April 26, 2010
Eva Mae Dixon Fitzgerald of 2476 Blue Bell Road, Williamstown, N.J. passed away April 14, 2010. She was born in Halifax County on May 9, 1918 and was 91 years old at the time of her death. She was the daughter of Lewis Edgar Dixon and Obelia Maude Bennett Dixon and was married to the late James Edward Fitzgerald. She was a member of County Line Baptist Church of Vernon Hill.

After graduating from Halifax Training School, she left Halifax County to find a job. She retired from Walter Reed Army Hospital.

Mrs. Fitzgerald is survived by her children, James Edward Fitzgerald Jr., Juanita Delois Kelly, Janice Muriel Fitzerald, Bruce Renee Fitzgerald, Md., Portia Newkirk, Aleesa Mae Mobley, Shree Marie Fitzgerald, 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, a son-in-law, and a sister, Virginia Maude Dixon Hightower of Halifax County, an aunt, Flossie Hendricks of Philadelphia, Pa., three uncles, Rev. Thomas Dixon of Vernon Hill, William and Robert Dixon of Philadelphia, nieces and nephews and cousins and a host of extensive family and friends.

A funeral service was conducted on April 14 at St. Matthews Baptist Church in Williamstown, New Jersey. Burial followed in the Woodbury Memorial Park, Kings Highway, West Deptford, N.J.

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