Passed away suddenly at her daughters home in Petrolia on Sunday, August 19, 2012. Elizabeth Dixon (nee French), of Sarnia and formerly of Barrie, was in her 97th year. Elizabeth was predeceased by her husband Earl (1979) and a grandson Christopher (1991). She was a loved mother to Evelyn Dixon and Barry and Judy Dixon. She will fondly be remembered by her grandchildren Josh Dixon, Joel Dixon, Charles Montgomery, and Victoria Montgomery and Blake Gatschene. Elizabeth is survived by her sister-in-law Marie French, and was predeceased by her siblings Ken and Al French, Annie and Ed Cadeaux, Celina and Norm Longhurst, Charles and Agnes French, Jack French, Celeste and Jack Harris, Dorothy and Bernard Howe, and Kay and Jim Williams. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia. Visitors will be received from 6:00 p.m. until the time of service at 7:00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to Canadian Hearing Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation, or Kidney Foundation. Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.