Mrs. Norma Virginia Taylor Dixon McGuire
Mrs. Norma Virginia Taylor Dixon McGuire
  • February 7, 1921 - October 10, 2017
  • Burlington, North Carolina

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“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Stephanie Durham - Lake Wales, FL

“Dear Mike, Shirley, Pat and Cathy, I met Norma when I met your Father that would have been in 1965. Your Dad started working for the City of Miami...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Nancy and Paul Weber - Homosassa, FL

“My Memory of Norma McGuire is a lovely lady whom I met in 1965 through her husband Mac, with whom I worked for the City of Miami Bldg. Dept. Lucky...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Nancy Weber - Homosassa, FL

“To the McGuire Family,My memory of Norma goes back to 2010, when I was the president of National Society Colonial Dames XVII c. Norma suggested that,...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Sandra Renzy - Flint Hill, VA

“Dear Mike and Shirley, I am so sorry to hear of Norma's passing. I was just this morning thinking about her. I will miss my visits with her. She...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Judy Mangialetti - Burlington, NC

“I have many fond memories as a little girl spending time with Aunt Norma and Uncle Mickey. Between the lake and the orange groves, and visits to my...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Leslie Valentin - Springdale, AR

“We are sad to hear that Norma has gone home. She was loved and a wonderful member of our family. She stepped in when Mike, Kat and Mike lost their...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Ardith Fenton - Rutland,, VT

“I am very sorry to hear of Norma's passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of her family. I know she will be greatly missed. She was an...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Edward McCawley - Purcellville, VA

“A great lady. I will miss her even though we were not living close to her. Enjoyed our visits when she traveled to Vermont with Mike & Shirley. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Seward Hawley - Rutland, VT

Norma Virginia Taylor Dixon McGuire
Oak Creek Retirement Community
343 Baldwin Road, Burlington, NC 27217

Born: February 7, 1921 in Bartow, FL
Parents: Harry Gordon Taylor & Jennie Evans Weir Taylor
Husbands: Gaines Erwin Dixon & Ernest John McGuire
Son: Gaines (Hap) Erwin Dixon Jr.
Step Children:​​Michael E. McGuire (Shirley), Burlington, NC
​​​Patricia D. McDevitt, Batavia, OH,
​​​Kathleen S. Clark (Tim), Cutler Bay, FL
5 Grandchildren and 3 Great-Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, son and a grandson Christopher Rehfield.

Norma was active in many organizations: Colonial Dames XVII Century where she served as National Corresponding Secretary, Past President of the National Officers Club, National Chairman of Tellers, Printing & Publications Chairman, Roster of Officers Book, Co-Chairman of Conference Decorations, and Adviser to Tellers Committee. She was Florida State President and held all offices in her local chapter numerous times. In DAR, she was State Americanism Chairman. In Eastern Star she was Past Matron and Past Chairman of the State Library Fund. She was also a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Charter member of the Descendants of Early Quakers, and a life member of the American Legion Auxiliary and Beta Sigma Phi.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Norma T. McGuire Scholarship, c/o Carol Sulton, Treasurer, 2712 Ravella Way, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410. Checks should be made payable to: FSCDXVIIC. This scholarship was started in Norma's honor when she was Florida State President of Colonial Dames.

Norma was a loving wife, mother & grandmother. She was an avid reader, addicted to genealogy and always had a jigsaw puzzle going. She will be remembered for the many friends she has made, the pies she has baked and the help she has given to so many people through the years.​​​

There will be a reception to honor Norma at the Oak Creek Retirement Community dining hall, 343 Baldwin Rd., Burlington, NC on Sunday October 15th from 4:00 to 5:30 pm

The burial will take place at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL at a later date.

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Florida National Cemetery

Bushnell, FL