Ad Spot

Iva Lou Raper Dixon

Iva Lou Raper Dixon, 83, of Decatur, formerly of Phil Campbell, passed away Aug. 7 at her residence.

Visitation will be Aug. 9 from 10-11 a.m. at Akins Funeral Home, Russellville. The funeral service will immediately follow at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Akins Funeral Home with Bro. Sammy Taylor officiating. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum at Franklin Memory Gardens.

Iva Lou was born March 23, 1935, in Phil Campbell, to W.T. and Annie Raper.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, T.J. Dixon; her siblings, R.B. Raper, Eva Venuti, Arnold Lee Raper and L.D. Raper; and her grandson, Chris Motuelle.

Mrs. Dixon is survived by her two sons, Walter Motuelle (Pam) and Dale Motuelle (Debra); her sisters, Ruthie Spencer, Mae Honey and Sue Swinney; her grandchildren, Heather Motuelle, Jesse Motuelle (Emily), Matt Henderson, Lydia Henderson and Adam Henderson; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jesse, Matt, Adam and Dennis.

Akins Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Franklin County

Cattlemen convene for annual banquet

Belgreen Bulldogs

Belgreen hires football coach for fledgling program

News

City approves temporary fire department promotions

Franklin County

Commission decides to request bids for elevator maintenance

News

Whimsical window art brightens RPL

Belgreen Bulldogs

Belgreen gets football coach

Franklin County

Martin Luther King commemorative march takes place in downtown Russellville

Franklin County

New district attorney swears in

Franklin County

Cattlemen’s Association prepares for annual meeting

News

Russellville Public Library director speaks at Book Lovers meeting

Franklin County

Vina native returns to hometown church to share her story

Franklin County

Couple continues annual Christmas jail ministry

News

City officials reflect on old year, look toward new

Franklin County

MLK march returns to Russellville this year, set for Jan. 16

News

Council approves additional funding for Cramer Children’s Center

Franklin County

2022 REVIEW: Big news stories shape Franklin County

News

State association names RMS principal as middle school principal of year

News

REB plans customer appreciation event

Franklin County

Distinguished Through the Decades: 2022, Madeline Cooper

Galleries

Faces of Franklin County: A Walk Thru Bethlehem

Franklin County

Distinguished Through the Decades: 2021, Lily Pounders

Features

Distinguished Through the Decades: 2020, Bailey Bolton

Franklin County

Distinguished Through the Decades: 2019, Elizabeth Pierce

Franklin County

District attorney Joey Rushing prepares as retirement nears

x