Edythe Dix Lowder, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, born on July 21, 1920 in Cedar City, Utah to David and Elizabeth MacFarlane Dix, died June 7, 1993 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Lawrence "Candy" Lowder of St. George; three sons, Larry of Anaheim, Calif.; Robert of Salt Lake City; and Richard of Georgetown, Texas; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Green, Ellen Olofson, Dewey Olson, Louise Golberg, Pat Nelson, and a brother, Arthur M. Dix.Mrs. Lowder was active in public affairs. She was a member of the Cedar City Coordinating Council, an officer in PTA organizations in Cedar City, served as president of the Cedar City Ladies of Elks organization and was an excellent Primary and Sunday School teacher in the LDS Church. In Salt Lake City, she was known as an associate of Kelley's Jewelry Company and Dick Bennion Jewelry. Most recently, she was honored for her service to others as a "Pink Lady" at the Dixie Medical Center.
Funeral services are scheduled at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 12, at the 8th Ward Chapel, 166 South Main, St. George. The family will welcome friends at the Metcalf Mortuary, 300 West St. George Blvd. on Friday, June 11, from 7-8 p.m. and Saturday, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to services. Interment will be in the Cedar City Cemetery at 1 p.m. under the direction of the Metcalf Mortuary.
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