Whitesburg KY

Lanna Gayle Dixon, 70, dies

Lanna Gayle Dixon, 70, died April 10 at her home in Jenkins.

Born in Jenkins, she was a daughter of the late Columbus Edgar and Maxie Mullins Wright.

She was a graduate of Jenkins High School and attended Eastern Kentucky University and Morehead State University, She taught school for 33 ½ years, mostly at the Letcher County Vocational School, and was a member of the National Education Association, the Kentucky Education Association, the Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority. She was also a member of the Jenkins United Methodist Church where she was church secretary for more than 40 years.

Surviving are her husband, Charles Dixon; a son, Patrick Shane Dixon and wife Lauren, Henderson, Nev.; and three grandchildren, Jacob, Andrew and Dylon.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., April 12, at the Jenkins United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Bull Creek Cemetery at Blackey.

Carty Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

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