Bloomington, IndianaDixie L. Summerlot, 64, former Hartford City resident, passed away Friday, March 20, 2015 in I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.
She was born in Hartford City May 10, 1950 to Thomas A. Knight, Jr. and Elda (McKibben) Knight Roberts. Dixie graduated from Hartford City High School in 1968 and married Jerry Summerlot on July 15, 1968.She had worked as a pharmacy technician at CVS in Hartford City for several years.
Dixie was one of the founding members of Blackford County Relay for Life.Survivors include her husband, Jerry, Bloomington, daughter, Angela Summerlot, Bloomington, sister, Nancy (Monte) Hedden, Hartford City, grandson, Malachi Summerlot, sister-in-law, Ruby Knight and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, step-father, Bill Roberts and a brother, Tommy Knight.Services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 25 in Waters Funeral Home, 501 W. Washington St., Hartford City with Pastor Ellen Adney officiating. Friends may call from noon until the time of the service.
Preferred memorials are Blackford Cancer Coalition/Relay for Life or Hartford City Fire Department with envelopes available at the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent to the family at: www.watersfuneralhomes.com.