Obituary: Dixie Canada

Dixie Ellen Canada, age 73, gained her angel wings on August, 10, 2022, at Courtyard Gardens in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. She was born in Portland, Indiana, on October 1, 1948, to Henry Gilbert Jackson and Flora Adele Sorrells Jackson.

She was a homemaker. Before Ellen succumbed to the effects of Rheumatoid Arthritis, she loved baking, family visits and studying God’s word. She had an adventurous side to her that loved classic country music, riding horses and motorcycles and playing cards with friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bobby Gene Canada; her son, John Reece Golden and her brother, James Andrew Jackson.

She is survived by her stepson, Jimmy Canada Sr., of Booneville; her stepdaughter, Lisa Hamilton of Austin, Texas; her daughter, Shelley Loe of Arkadelphia; her son, Bobby Canada of Bismarck; daughter, Angela Canada; her grandchildren, Angel Lowery, Jimmy Canada Jr., Kayla Squires, Zachary Squires, Colby Squires, Tyler Hamilton, Jesse Loe, Leslie Loe, Aaron Boyer, Alisah Golden, Logan Golden, Breanna Redmond and Erica Canada; her great-grandchildren, Lexus Moody, Moses Franklin, Hayley Canada, Logan Canada, Wyatt Boyer, Everleigh Boyer and Jaisen Reece Golden; and many nieces and nephews.  

A private service will be held with the family.

Services are entrusted to Ruggles Wilcox Funeral Home of Arkadelphia.

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