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Helen Dixon Sledge

May 23, 1938 — October 14, 2022



Helen Dixon Sledge, age 84, of Franklinville passed away on Friday, October 14, 2022 at the home of her daughter.

Mrs. Sledge was born in Charlotte on May 23, 1938 to Perry and Ruby Dixon.  Helen was the co-owner of "The Woodwright Shop" in Asheboro.  In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Donald D. Sledge who passed away in 2015 and Billy Northrop who passed away in 1960, and her sister, Phyllis Bard.  Mrs. Sledge was a lover of antiques and Revolutionary history.  Her passion for collecting antiques was second only to her precious grandchildren and great-grandchildren whom she loved spending time with.

She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Ridgeway and husband Doug; son, Bill Carr and wife Carolyn; 6 grandchildren, Billy Ridgeway, wife Megan, Matthew Ridgeway, wife Lala, Chris Ridgeway, wife Jennifer, David Ridgeway, wife Tracie, Brice Carr, wife Courtney, and Gibson Carr, wife Misty; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, David Dixon and Stanley Dixon both of Wilmington; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the Randolph Cancer Center, Dr. Lewis and Tammy, and Hospice of Randolph for their care and loving treatment..

A Celebration of Helen's life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Randolph, 416 Vision Drive, Asheboro, NC 27203.

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