August 25, 2005

(3/6/1929 – 8/16/2005)

DIXIE L. STOCKDALE (3/6/1929 – 8/16/2005) Dixie L. Stockdale, 76, Monmouth, IL, died August 16, 2005 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital, Galesburg, IL.

She was born March 6, 1929, in Oklahoma City, OK, the daughter of Lewis and Mary Elizabeth Bagley Rose. The family moved to California when Dixie was 12 years old.

She married Earl D. Stockdale on March 31, 1950, in Bushnell. He preceded her in death on August 9, 1987.

Surviving are two sons, Leonard (and Luanne) Stockdale, Kirkwood, IL and Lewis D. Stockdale, Monmouth, IL; a daughter, Teresa Ann Gittings, Monmouth, IL; two brothers, Harvey “Ed” Rose of Florida and James L. Rose of Texas; a sister, Zuma Mae Jennings of California; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, a grandson, a sister and a brother.

Funeral services were held on August 20, 2005 at the Immanuel Baptist Church, Monmouth, IL.

Survivors from this area include a sister-in-law, Velva Freburg and her family and a brother-in-law, George Eggers and his family.

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