Obituary: Dixiana June “Dixie” DeVault

June 11, 1947 – April 26, 2020

Dixiana June “Dixie” DeVault, 72, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020, at her residence.

Born June 11, 1947, in Elwood, she was the daughter of Richard Eugene and Lucille Emma (Coffman) Feighner.  She was married to Jackie W. Griggs who preceded her in death on April 21, 1995. On May 21, 2007, she married Mark Randal DeVault and he preceded her in death on October 14, 2013.

Dixie was a certified nursing assistant and had been employed at Bedford Regional Medical Center.  She was a member of Woodville Baptist Church and enjoyed cooking and traveling.  Dixie was a lifetime member of Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.

She loved her grandkids and great-grandkids.  Dixie was the backbone of the family with a genuine servant’s heart.

Survivors include her sons, Thomas Nelson (Shelly) Chapman of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Brian Keith (Tammy) Chapman of Mitchell; grandchildren, Megan Chapman, Tana Roberts, Caybrin Chapman, Carter, Chapman, Castyn Chapman; 6 great-grandchildren; siblings,  Connie Jean Folk of Bedford, Sheena Lynn Brown of Bedford, Michael Lee (Tonda) Fletcher of Mitchell, Donald Ray Fletcher of Mitchell, Gregory Scott Fletcher of Mitchell, Larry Allen (Lynn) Fletcher of Mitchell and several nieces, nephews, and cousins; uncle, Wendell Doy (Margaret) Coffman of Hopper, Arkansas; stepmother, Frances Elizabeth Feighner of Laurens, South Carolina

Her father; mother and stepfather, Lucille and Robert Leroy Fletcher; husband, Jackie Griggs; husband, Mark DeVault;  and brother, James “Timmy” Fletcher, preceded her in death.

A graveside service is Tuesday, April 28,  at Mitchell Cemetery with Reverend Glenn Hamer officiated.

The family sincerely thanks Heart to Heart Hospice for their generosity and care.

Memorial gifts can be made in Dixie’s memory to the Women of Woodville, c/o Woodville Baptist Church.

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