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Dixie M. Koonce

November 18, 1944 - September 2, 2017

Dixie M. Koonce, 72, of Sheridan, Texas passed away on September 2, 2017 in Sheridan, TX. 
She was born on November 18, 1944 to Raymond  and Winne (Caldwell) Denton in Port Neches, TX.  Dixie was a retired Secretery for Igloo manufacturing in Katy, TX. On January 11, 1964 she married Billy Koonce Sr. .

She was a member of Go Getters & Lake Sheridan Estates Ladies Auxilary.
Dixie is survived by her husband, Billy G. Koonce Sr. of Sheridan, TX, sons, Billy G. Koonce Jr. of Austin, TX, and Gerald D. Koonce of Houston, TX, sister, Billy Joyce Harrington of Bevel Oaks, TX, brother, Wilbert Denton and wife Sylvia of Bevel Oaks, TX, and Jimmy Denton and wife Diane of Amarillo, TX.
She was preceded in death by her father, Raymond A. Denton, mother, Winne Bithey Caldwell Denton, sisters, Thelma Johnson, Mary Thornton, and Eddie Pearl, brothers, Elbert Denton,  Raymond Lynn Denton, and Earl Denton.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 5, 2017 from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm & Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 8:00 am - 10:00 am at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus, TX.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 10:00 am at Henneke Funeral Home with Pastor Allen Tangler, officiating.
Burial will take place in Cheetham Cemetery in Sheridan, TX.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association - Houston, TX Office 2400 Augusta Dr., Houston, TX 77057-4989. Online condolences can be given at www.hennekefuneralhome.com.


Dixie M. Koonce
November 18, 1944 - September 2, 2017



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