Ruth G. Dixon, 90, of Behringer Highway, DuBois, died Thursday, one day after celebrating her 65th wedding anniversary, at Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born in DuBois, daughter of the late Clyde A. and Kittie (Hirst) Hoover. She married Carl W. "Bill" Dixon on Oct. 2, 1948.
Surviving are her husband; two children: Paul W. and wife, Patty, of Altoona and Karen A. Michael of DuBois; five grandchildren: Michael Murray, McKenna Dixon, Marina Dixon, Christina Kinder and Dylan Michael; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Larry; and a sister, Doris (Hoover) Naugle.
Ruth retired from the Riverside Market in DuBois. Prior to that, she had worked at Electrolux. She was a member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church in DuBois, and she enjoyed camping and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at Goble Baronick Funeral Home Inc., 211 S. Main St., DuBois, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, Pastor Kelley Schanely officiating. Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the charity of the donor's choice and/or an Alzheimer's organization of your choice.
Online condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.