Myers Funeral Home

2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN


Dixie L. Pettit

September 23, 1950October 22, 2019

Dixie L. Pettit, 69 of Fort Wayne passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Fort Wayne. Dixie had worked as a custodian at the Huntington YMCA. She was a speaker and advocate for People’s First and was a volunteer for activities at Byron Health Center and Miller’s Merry Manor. Dixie loved bingo, bowling and spending time with her friends. She traveled to Australia for People First. She was the most loyal friend anyone could ever have.

Dixie was born on September 23, 1950 in Huntington, the daughter of Gilbert and Anna Jane (Pequignot) Pettit.

Survivors include: three sisters; one brother; dear friend: Elizabeth Johnson; extended family: Matt (Alison) Tackett, David Tackett, Sarah Locastro, Jacob Tindall, David Locastro and her munchkins: Karlee and Trey Tackett and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 9:00 am – 10:00 am at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.

Memorial service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 16, 2019 following visitation at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel.

Interment will be at the Star of Hope Cemetery in Huntington County.

Memorial donations can be made out to Miller’s Merry Manor Activity Department or Byron Health Center both in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.


  • Elizabeth Johnson, Friend
  • Matt and Alison Tackett, Friends
  • David Tackett, Friend
  • Sarah Locastro, Friend
  • Jacob Tindall, Friend
  • David Locastro, Friend
  • Karlee and Trey Tackett, Friends
  • Gilbert Pettit (deceased), Father
  • Anna Jane Pettit (deceased), Mother
  • Three sisters and one brother

  • Miller's Merry Manor Activities Department
  • Byron Health Center


  • Visitation Saturday, November 16, 2019
  • Memorial Service Saturday, November 16, 2019


Dixie L. Pettit

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October 29, 2019

I'll always love you Aunt Dixie.....

Maria Cuney

October 26, 2019

Dixie was such a sweet lady! I always looked around for her when I would come to work. I am going to miss her so much!!!

Marilyn Sonner

October 26, 2019

Liz, my sympathy to you and your family. You were a blessing and wonderful friend to Dixie.

Kristin Cocklin

October 25, 2019

Dixie was an amazing person... Everyday was hey sweetheart how your little cutie? And when I worked at night she would ask for her bucket so she could "do her job" and when she was done she would come to the window and say she was finished to get her a snack she loved her peanut butter crackers and oatmeal creme pies. If she wasn't in her room she was at table in the lobby doing her puzzle. You will be deeply missed miss Dix love you!