Dixie K. Strain passed away March 12, 2019, peacefully at home. She was an ovarian cancer warrior for 10 years.

Dixie was born Oct. 19, 1948, in Tillamook to Jesse and Wanda Sharp.

The family moved to Noti in 1950, then to Gold Beach in 1957. There she met Lealand Strain in 1960 and they became high school sweethearts.

They married Feb. 12, 1966, and had three sons: Rusty, Chad and Steven. They moved to Brookings in 1972 and Dixie worked numerous jobs in Brookings and Gold Beach. She retired from First American Title.

Dixie loved camping and family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Lee; father and stepmother, Jesse (Dorothy) Sharp; sons, Rusty (Denise), Chad, and Steven (Shyla); sisters, Anita Rolfe, Susie (Forest) Shuler; grandchildren, Kacy (Carrie), Ryan (Becky), Megan, Kaylee and Chloe; and great-grandchildren Atticus, Kail and Logan.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Wanda.

The family would like to thank Hospice for all the help and support. At her request, there will be no services but a family and friends campout this summer.

— Submitted by the family

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