Dixie A. Deweese, 65, of Taylorville passed away September 26, 2011 at 11:36am at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, Il.  She was born September 3, 1946 in Taylorville, the daughter of Nina Price.  She married Robert Deweese in November, 1969 in Taylorville.  She was a beautician and sales clerk for JC Penney Catalog Dept. and also a homemaker.  She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville.

She is survived by son Larry Deweese and Fiancee Chris Schwent of Willowbrook, Il; long time friend Robert Deweese of Taylorville; special friends Doug Zimmer of Glen Ellyn, Il and Becky Sarver Reed of Assumption, Il; sister-in-law Clara Ethridge of Taylorville and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her mother, grandparents and brother, Larry Ethridge.

Funeral services will be held Friday, September 30, 2011 at 11:00am in Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville with Pastor Bob Spurgin officiating.  Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville.  Visitation will be held Thursday, September 29, 2011 from 5-8pm in Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Homes, LTD, Taylorville.  Sign on-line guestbook at

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