_. Bessie Dixon (nee Braithwaite), died at Harrogate 22 May, 2014, aged 91.
She was born 4 June, 1922, eldest daughter of Albert Braithwaite, of Colne, Lancashire, by his wife the former Nora Birch.
She married at Colne, 27 Sept, 1952, Frank Dixon (b 15 Sept, 1927), son of Thomas Dixon,of Colne, by his wife the former Mary Jobling.
Mrs Dixon, late of Chillandham Cross, Martyr Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, and latterly of Hampden House, Duchy Rd, Harrogate, was widowed 3 Aug, 2002.
She was survived by her sons, Andrew & Graham, and daughter, Alison. The funeral took place at Stonefall Crematorium, Harrogate, 4 June, 2014, the 92nd anniversary of her birth.