one of our Finest
Elizabeth Joann (Dawson) Fixsen
JULY 23, 1932-February 25, 2002

"Beth", as she was known to her family and friends, was born to Ira and Marjorie Dawson on July 23, 1932 in Goodland, Kansas. She attended and graduated from Sherman County Community High School in 1950 and attended Cosmetology school in Topeka, Kansas in 1951. She married Ernest Robert (Bob) Fixsen on July 26, 1952 at Topeka, Kansas.

Beth's greatest accomplishment in life was in loving and giving to others. She also helped to establish the Preschool in the First Baptist Church in Dalhart, Texas and worked with Migrant children in the public school in Plainview, Texas. Beth had participated in the Hospice organization as a primary care attendant in Dalhart, Texas and was Secretary / Treasurer of the Mended Hearts Association in Amarillo, Texas. She is a former member of the PILOT Club in Dalhart, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ira Ladelle and Marjorie Elizabeth (Jones) Dawson.

Survivors include her husband, Robert, of Canyon, TX; four sons, Mickey and Jeanine Fixsen, of Iowa City, Iowa, Timothy and Vickie Fixsen, of Amarillo, TX, Scott and Brenda Fixsen, of Amarillo, TX, and Jay and Heather Fixsen, of Dalhart, TX; one daughter, Diantha and Michael Noyes, of Boys Ranch, TX; four brothers, Sylvan Dawson, of Marion, Iowa, Gerald Dawson, of Lutes, FL, David Dawson, of Boulder, CO, and Mark Dawson, of Sioux Falls, SD; one sister, Ila Little, of Placitas, NM; six grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Elizabeth JoAnn Fixsen, 69, of Canyon,TX died Friday, February 22, 2002. Services were held at 2:00 PM on Monday, February 25, 2002 at Brooks Chapel in Canyon, TX, with Rev. Clark Williams, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating. The family suggests memorials be sent in lieu of flowers to Mended Hearts, Inc. PO Box 2087 Amarillo, TX 79105-2087 or Baptist St. Anthony's Hospice Life Enrichment, PO Box 950 Amarillo, TX 79176.

Beth's husband "Robert" resides at 406 Foster Ln-- Canyon, TX 79015-4215. His e-mail address is "Bob" bfixsen@arn.nt

The following message has been received from Beth's family for your information

Hello All,
This is for all the folks that were not be able to attend Beth's funeral. The funeral home has set up a web site with the obituary and a guest book for all to sign and leave any notes they may want to leave. Please sign the Guest Book!!!! This will be downloaded and placed in the memory book the funeral home has set up for Bob. Just click this link to get to the page WWW.BROOKSFUNERAL.COM when you get to the page click the Service Schedule button and you will find beth's name towards the bottom of the list.
Thank You and may God Bless You All.