Gladys Loraine Hardegree Dix, age 77, of 333 Genoa Springs Drive, Genoa, Nevada, died Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center in Carson City, Nevada.
Born in Cordele, she was the daughter of the late D. L. Hardegree and Gladys Johnson Hardegree. Loraine graduated from Vienna High School in 1960 and was voted "Most Likely to Succeed." In 1964, she graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and then earned her MBA from Furman University. She had a long career with Phillips Petroleum Company of Greenville, South Carolina and Bartlesville, Oklahoma, holding various positions over the years. In 1992, she retired after serving in corporate management. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Carson City, Nevada.
Sister: Charlotte Mixon (Gary) of Vienna
Brother: David Hardegree (Debbie) of Ponte Vedra, FL
Sherry Dix Baughman (Tim) of Cary, NC
Harold J. "Hal" Dix of Cary, NC
Step Grandchildren: 2
Step Great Grandchildren: 2
Nieces and Nephews: 10
Great Nieces and Nephews: 12
She was preceded in death by her husband of 18 years, James S. "Jim" Dix and her brothers, T. Lamar Hardegree and James Berry "Jimmy" Hardegree.
Memorial services will be held at 2 PM Saturday, March 7 in Vienna First Baptist Church with interment for family only in Vienna City Cemetery.
The family will greet friends 12:30 - 2 PM Saturday, March 7 in Providence Hall of Vienna First Baptist Church.
Memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society, 804 Cherry Street, Macon, Georgia 31201 or the building fund of First Presbyterian Church, 306 West Musser Street, Carson City, Nevada 89703.
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Vienna has charge of arrangements.
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