Opal G Dixon (1921 - 2005)

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Opal G Dixon
1921 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
Opal G Dixon was born on July 21, 1921. She died on May 25, 2005 at 83 years old. We know that Opal G Dixon had been residing in Rainelle, Fayette County, West Virginia 25962.


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Opal G Dixon passed away on May 25, 2005 at 83 years of age. She was born on July 21, 1921. We are unaware of information about Opal's family. We know that Opal G Dixon had been residing in Rainelle, Fayette County, West Virginia 25962.
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In 1921, in the year that Opal G Dixon was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1952, she was 31 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1979, she was 58 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1988, she was 67 years old when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1996, when she was 75 years old, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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Other Opal Dixons

Opal F. (Dunn) Dixon
Born: around 1959
Opal J. (Yarborough) Dixon
Born: around 1964
Opal (Taylor) Dixon
Born: around 1913
Opal J. (Pierce) Dixon
Born: around 1957
Opal M. (Wright) Dixon
Born: around 1912
Opal Dixon
Oct 23, 1917 - September 1981
Fairfield, California
Opal Mae Dixon
Aug 24, 1924 - Aug 31, 2010
White Water, California
Opal C Dixon
Apr 21, 1944 - Aug 17, 2004
Opal Dixon
May 10, 1921 - October 1980
Opal Dixon
Aug 12, 1908 - November 1976
Clarkston, Washington
Opal L Dixon
Mar 2, 1924 - Jul 8, 2005
Ogden, UT
Opal v Dixon
Jun 9, 1916 - Jul 22, 1997
Colorado Springs, CO
Opal L Dixon
Mar 9, 1918 - Jul 27, 2009
West Plains, MO
Opal Dixon
Feb 28, 1910 - December 1984
Stockton, Missouri
Opal M Dixon
Jun 3, 1916 - Jun 8, 2004
Byhalia, MS
Opal A Dixon
Aug 20, 1933 - Jun 1, 1998
Gillette, WY
Opal Dixon
Nov 10, 1919 - Aug 6, 1987
San Antonio, TX
Opal Dixon
Mar 4, 1912 - December 1974
Fort Worth, Texas
Opal Jane Dixon
Mar 22, 1956 - Oct 11, 2008
Opal Laverne Dixon
Mar 25, 1927 - Apr 5, 2010
Temple, Texas

Other Dixons

Clyde Dixon
Jul 15, 1918 - May 1982
Fairmont, West Virginia
Richard I Dixon
Sep 10, 1935 - Jul 26, 1999
Ida Dixon
Jun 29, 1893 - August 1973
Morgantown, West Virginia
Harry E Dixon
Nov 9, 1933 - Jan 19, 2011
Rainelle, WV
Thomas Dixon
Oct 23, 1933 - Dec 2, 2008
Ronceverte, WV
Erma Dixon
Jan 23, 1912 - July 1973
Betty A Dixon
Nov 19, 1935 - Jul 22, 2005
Columbus, OH
Harold J Dixon
May 23, 1937 - Sep 14, 2000
Shenandoah, VA
Juanita Dixon
Aug 24, 1917 - February 1982
Willie M Dixon
Oct 14, 1915 - Feb 6, 2000
Jamesport, NY
Dolly Dixon
Mar 15, 1895 - February 1982
Avon Park, Florida
Lula Dixon
Jan 11, 1906 - October 1980
Charleston, West Virginia
Arthur Dixon
Jan 2, 1891 - February 1980
Renick, West Virginia
Lena Dixon
Sep 26, 1920 - April 1985
Hopewell, Virginia
George Dixon
Mar 30, 1880 - March 1965
West Virginia
Regina E Dixon
Jul 25, 1940 - May 31, 2008
Wheeling, WV
Janice C Dixon
Jul 11, 1940 - Jan 6, 2003
Farmington, WV
Richard E Dixon
Jan 13, 1940 - Jan 17, 2004
Minden, WV
Eileen J Dixon
Oct 10, 1920 - Dec 28, 1993
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Linda Kay Dixon
Apr 17, 1941 - Aug 18, 2008
Cleveland, Ohio

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Elizabeth Murray
Jan 17, 1901 - December 1986
Fairfax, Virginia
John L Mcclung
Jul 27, 1933 - Aug 23, 2003
Huntington, WV
Joy B Coates
Nov 7, 1927 - Sep 10, 1996
Powellton, WV
Wilfred I Myers
Aug 25, 1935 - Oct 15, 2005
Dover, PA
Harold Cobb
Nov 16, 1934 - January 1985
Reedy, West Virginia
Clara B Fain
Mar 20, 1935 - Jun 7, 1993
Virginia E Rupert
Jun 29, 1907 - Dec 1, 1987
Fairfax, VA
Gearldine Coleman
Jul 15, 1900 - March 1981
South Point, Ohio
Robert D Thaxton
Sep 19, 1932 - Feb 25, 1995
Walton, WV
Ora Ferguson
May 1, 1902 - May 1976
Salem, Virginia
Minnie I Coakley
Apr 12, 1918 - Aug 30, 1996
Summersville, WV
Mattie Sanders
Aug 29, 1904 - March 1985
West Virginia
Elliot J Wills
Dec 27, 1933 - Oct 12, 2008
Saint Louis, MO
Billy Stevens
Oct 14, 1933 - May 1986
Charles Hughes
Dec 30, 1933 - July 1980
Webster Springs, West Virginia
Esther G Lewis
Mar 5, 1916 - May 18, 2006
Mathis, TX
Gerald Tate
Aug 22, 1935 - Sep 16, 2003
Oceanside, CA
James C Fizer
Aug 25, 1936 - Apr 9, 1996
Richard F Bird
Jun 24, 1934 - Apr 1, 1994
Hurricane, WV
Iveory Arden
Feb 8, 1897 - February 1979
Panama City, Florida
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