Dixie Evans Mills


Dixie Evans Mills –  1/31/1944 – 5/7/2020  (from Obituary)

Dixie received her Bachelor of Arts from Indiana Central College and her Master of Science in Psychology from Illinois State University, where she met her first husband, Jerry Gibbons. She and Jerry had two sons.

She first worked as a school Psychologist in Peoria for five years and later was the owner and operator of an art gallery and frame shop at Eastland Mall for ten years. While working as a real estate broker and sales manager in Bloomington, she met her second husband, Jamie MaGirl.

After 20 years in real estate, Dixie retired to Arkansas to be near her sister Mary Lou and that is where she met her third husband, William Mills. Dixie remained very busy in her retirement where she enjoyed staying active in her church, volunteer work, the community theater, arts and politics.

After her marriage to William, Dixie moved back to Normal, IL to be closer to her children and grandchildren, the loves of her life. Her final days were spent at Sugar Creek Alzheimers Special Care Center, Normal.


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