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Rebecca Dixon Routh

April 17, 1936 — December 10, 2022


Rebecca Ann Dixon Routh, 86, of Bennett, passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at her home. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Brush Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Patrick Fuller and Rev. Tim Strider presiding. Joyce-Brady Chapel will be open on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 from 1:00 pm-5:00 pm for friends to sign the register.


Becky was born in Chatham County on April 17, 1936 to Colon and Ollie Dixon. She was a member of Brush Creek Baptist Church. She worked in data processing at Acme McCrary for over 35 years. She and her husband, Buddy, owned and operated Routh’s Grocery and Bennett Hardware for many years.


In addition to her parents, Becky was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Ervin (Buddy) Routh, Jr.


She is survived by her sister, Virginia Fitts, of Siler City; brother, John Thomas “Tom”  Dixon and wife, Lynn, of Aberdeen; special friend Dee Dee Goins and husband, Lennie, of Asheboro; nieces, Sara Fitts and Sheila Fitts; nephews, Doug Dixon and wife, Jill and Greg Dixon and wife, Starr; great-nephew, Jude Dixon; step-niece, Janel Gordon and husband, Eric; step-nephews, Terry Cleary and wife, Stacy and Sean Cleary; step-great-nieces, Hannah Soileau and husband, Ben and Melanie Gordon; step-great-nephew, Connor Gordon and a host of family and friends.


Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Brush Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund,  5345 Airport Rd., Bear Creek, NC 27207 or Bennett Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 91, Bennett, NC 27208.


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Service Schedule

Past Services

Joyce-Brady Chapel will be open for friends to sign the register

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Brush Creek Baptist Church

5345 Airport Rd, Bear Creek, NC 27207

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