Dixie G. (Scott) Wagoner, age 82, of Evansville, IN, passed peacefully at 11:13 a.m. on Friday, December 25, 2020, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital.
Dixie was born October 23, 1938, in Evansville, IN, to Paul G. Scott and Emily (Winters) Scott. She was a 1956 graduate of Central High School. Dixie had an immense love for dogs and cats. She started working at Chateau Dog & Cat Hospital as a Veterinarian Assistant in 1978 and retired in 2005 after 27 years. Dixie enjoyed working outside and spending time with her family and friends.
Dixie is survived by her daughters, Michele McKnight (Jim) of Louisville, KY and Tracy Christian, Evansville, IN; son, Brian Wagoner, of Ft. Branch, IN;; grandchildren, Casey McKnight, Emily McKnight (Scott), Shaynna Christian and Cassie McCoy (Jon); and great-grandchildren, Kendalyn, Jordyn, Hank and Waylon; and beloved sister in-law, Jenny Wagoner.
Dixie is preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Emily; and her loving husband, Michael Wagoner in 2006; sister, JoAnn Timmons.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Pastor Kris Holzmeyer officiating. A Live Stream will be available beginning twenty minutes prior to the service time. Please visit www.boonefuneralhome.net, select your loved one’s obituary, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click Live Stream. Entombment will be in Park Lawn Mausoleum.
Friends may visit from 9:30 a.m. until time of service, Thursday, December 31, 2020, at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL.
In Lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to: Vanderburgh Humane Society at 400 Millner Industrial Dr, Evansville, IN 47710 or Alzheimer’s Association at 701 N Weinbach Ave, Evansville, IN 47711.
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