Dixie M. Murray of Green Valley Arizona went to be with her Savior Jesus on July 5th, 2018. Dixie was born May 22, 1945 in Los Angeles, California to John J. Dugan and Hazel B. Devaul who preceded Dixie in death. Dixie is survived by her husband, best friend and companion of 55 years, John Murray. Dixie had three siblings, an older brother John Dugan (deceased), a younger sister Susan (deceased), and a younger sister Kathy. Dixie and John met in 1962 and were married in 1967. Dixie accepted Jesus as her Savior at Granada Heights Friends Church in August of 1980 alongside her husband John. Dixie faithfully served her Savior Jesus Christ and her husband John throughout her life. Dixie had the gift of hospitality and enjoyed hosting many events in their home. Dixie and John served side by side in many ministries including Friends Marriage Encounter, in home bible studies, and new church planting ministries. Dixie loved people and people loved her. She loved to tell people about Jesus and was instrumental in leading many people, family and friends in coming to know Jesus. Dixie worked as an executive assistant prior to going to work with her husband John at Omega Controls. Dixie and John worked together to establish and grow Omega Controls and in 2000 sold the company and retired. After retirement, Dixie and John continued to serve in various ministries together. Dixie and John were very active in a local car club and enjoyed car shows and car cruises. Throughout her life in business and ministry, Dixie was a role model and inspiration for all those
she came in contact with. Heaven became an even brighter place on July 5th, 2018 when Dixie went home to Heaven.
Services for Dixie with be held Saturday July 21st, 2018 11am at Grace Church of Sahuarita 2301 E. Sahuarita Rd. Sahuarita, AZ 85629. Monetary gifts may be given to the “Here We Grow Fund” at Grace Church.