Sara Jane Dixon, age 91 of Hilltop Place, New Haven, passed away on April 29, 2011 at Arden House in Hamden. Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on September 6, 1919 she was a daughter of the late Claurence A. Brooks and Stella Paul Brooks. Sara was a claims examiner for the former CMS Insurance Company for many years. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witnesses. Sara is survived by her daughters, Barbara Qualls and her husband Nathan of New Haven, Karen Garcia and her husband Wilfredo of Hamden; her sons, William David Dixon and his wife Jacqueline of Orange Park, FL & Robert Henry Dixon and his wife Joyce of Kissimmee, FL; her sister Lillian Brown and her husband Harry of Fayetteville, NC; 14 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Sara was predeceased by her sister, Mary Snyder and her brother Claurence Brooks, III. A memorial service will be held on May 14, 2011 at 3:30 PM at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, West Rock Congregation, 885 Wintergreen Avenue, Hamden, CT 06514. In lieu of flowers contributions in Sara's memory may be made to the church. Her interment will be private. Arrangements are in care of Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden.

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  1. To Karen , Barbara and family, you are in my prayers. Remember Jehovah has a .yearning. to bring her back…. until that day may you find comfort in the hope and support from the loving brotherhood.

  2. Carl and I were so sorry to hear of Sara’s passing. She gave us alot of insight for some of Carl’s heritage. There’s nothing to compare to firsthand information. We know that you will miss her for now, but that we will all be able to embrace her soon.

  3. Karen, I want to extend my deepest condolences to you and your entire family. I pray that you remember the wonderful memories and times with your mother. Her memory will always live on through her family.

  4. Karen, My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. God Bless your mom in her journey to a better place. Christol

  5. Karen, Please accept my most heartfelt sympathy for your loss. Hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on your friends for strength and always remember how much you are cared about. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  6. Karen, Your mother lives on in her beautiful, caring daughter. May you be blessed with wonderful memories ~ and feel the love and support of your EDI family. Jacque

  7. To The Qualls, Dixons, Garcias and all others who loved Sister Dixon: We are very sorry to hear about your loss. We hope your are comforted by memories of Sister Dixon’s warm smile, kind words and gentle manner. We look forward to the time when Jehovah wakes her up from her nap to enjoy life in paradise.

  8. To the wonderful and beautiful family of Sara Dixon, Her soft spoken and kindly way will be missed by all. We simply loved visiting her and listening to her interesting stories of the past. She loved her family dearly!!!!! You are all in our thoughts and prayers!!! With Love and Sympathy, Lou, Vanessa, Loren and Louie Jefferson

  9. We are sorry to hear of the passing of Sara Jane. I am glad we all had the opportunity to meet and spend time together. Know that you were all blessed to have her as you mother and grandmother.

  10. Karen I am so very sorry for the loss of your mother, I know she was a great source of joy in your life from our conversations last week. God Bless, Karen Mulcahy

  11. Someone once said, .Life is eternal, and love is immortal, and death is only a horizon.. I’d like to beleive that they meant life goes on far beyond the horizon. Karen, peace and blessings to you and your family. Love you lots, Deb

  12. To the Dixon family, Billie,Barbara, Nate, Hankie, & Karen …..we are so sorry for the loss of your mother. I remember Mom Dixon all of my (50) something life. My sister Julie Johnson was married to the eldest son Billie. We were all one BIG happy family. I can remember all the fun in the backyard, Mom cooking,laughing and having a good ole time. Time sure flies by. I will never forget you all! Yes, you were apart of The Johnson family lives! My husband and I send our prayers to you all. Take care and keep in touch.

  13. To The Dixon Family, So sorry to hear about Mom Dixon’s death. She will surely be missed. Back in the day we had good times together, both families. She was a great mother-in-law and I didn’t think of her as a mother-in-law, I thought of her as a mother. I wish my grand children could have known her. May she rest in peace. Juliette

  14. We can understand what you all are going thru at this time. You are in our prayers and may Jehovah strengthen you

  15. To all that loved Sister Dixon, please accept my deepest sympathies during this time of loss, it has been a pleasure to have Sister Dixon in the congregation and the loss will be felt by all who knew her. How we all look forward to the day when we can be with her again when she wakes in the wonderful paradise! My thoughts and prayers are with the family and dear friends at this time of loss. Deepest sympathy Simone

  16. Karen, I want to extend my deepest condolences to you and your entire family. I pray that you remember the wonderful memories and times with your mother. Her memory will always live on through her family.

  17. Karen, My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. God Bless your mom in her journey to a better place. Christol

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