Maxine Helton, 86, of Dixon, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at her residence in Dixon.
She was born Dec. 6, 1924, in Arlington, a daughter of Robert and Lillie (Tyler) Withers.
She was married July 5, 1941, in Vienna, to Don Helton, who preceded her in death on Feb. 7, 1998.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dixon and retired from Brown Shoe Co. of Dixon.
She is survived by one daughter, Donna Rotar of Rolla; two granddaughters: Angela Giannobile of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Carri Rogers of Chicago, Ill.; one grandson, Ron Rotar of Dixon; three great-grandsons: Anthony, Jake and Dylan; one brother, Tommy Withers of Dixon; and one sister, Louise Lee of Dixon.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, and from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, in the Dixon Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home.
Funeral services will follow Tuesday and interment is in the Dixon Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the Dixon Cemetery Perpetual Care or the American Heart Association.