Obituary: Maxine Mae Morrison

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A memorial service for Maxine Mae Morrison, 82, a Carson City resident for the past 23 years, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Walton's Chapel of the Valley.

Mrs. Morrison died Aug. 5, 2002, at Nevada Cares Assisted Living facility in Carson City. She was born Oct. 3, 1919, in Wymore, Neb., to Charles and Tillie Hroch.

She married Franklin E. Dixon in 1938 and moved to Dunsmuir, Calif., in 1941. She relocated to Mount Shasta, Calif., in 1959.

Mrs. Morrison retired from Pacific Telephone Co. in Santa Rosa, Calif., in 1978 after 27 years of service as traffic manager. Following her retirement, she moved to Carson City. She later worked for the Nevada Legislature as a communications supervisor and at Frontier Travel as a tour guide. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and spending time with friends and family.

She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers, Carson-Tahoe Hospital Auxiliary and the Emblem Club.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Charlotte Dixon Porch

in 1968 and her son Harry Dixon in 2002.

Among her survivors are her daughter and son-in-law Nancy and James McGee, granddaughter and husband Jennifer and Steve Hawkins and grandson and wife Gregory and Crystal McGee, all of Carson City; granddaughter and husband Lynette and Michael Gregory; great-grandchildren Zane, Trent and Callie of Mesa, Ariz., and granddaughter and husband Shelly and Gundalf Pfotenhauer of Napa, Calif.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Walton's Chapel of the Valley is in charge of arrangements.


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