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Brenda Manuel Martin DixonJanuary 13, 1943 ~ November 8, 2017 (age 74)
Brenda Manuel Martin Dixon, age 74, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday November 8th, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents Edna Earle and James Orion Manuel, her brother Wendell Manuel, and her husband Nathaniel Alexander Martin III. She is survived by her husband of 15 years, Robert Weston Dixon, daughter, Kimberly Martin Johnston (Mike), son, Nathaniel Alexander Martin III (Lynne). She was the loving “Nana” of MacKenzie Alexis Johnston, Seth Alexander Johnston, Chandler Risch Johnston, Natalie Claire Johnston, Ella Caroline Martin, and Julia Lauren Martin. She is also survived by her sister, JoBeth Simpson (Mike).
Brenda will forever be remembered for the love she devoted to her special needs students in the classroom and in the community. Her generosity was immeasurable.
“Nana” could never be missed on the sidelines or the bleachers in her furs or sequins cheering on her grandchildren. She will forever ride on our shoulders and be number one in all of our hearts.
“Nana” we love you a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck… Continuous love forever!!!
A Memorial Service will be held 3:00 PM Sunday November 12, 2017 at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service.