The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


April 28, 2014

Sasha Dison

— Sasha Dison, 9, of Piney Chapel died Sunday, April 27, 2014, at home with her parents, Larissa and Jonathan Dison, after a nearly three-year battle with Rhabdomyosarcoma cancer.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. tonight at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church at 1418 Old Railroad Bed in Madison.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rogersville United Methodist Church at 51 Turner Lindsey Road. A graveside service will follow.

Alexandra “Sasha” Hilda Dison was born on Aug. 14, 2004, in Athens. Sasha, or Monkey as her father called her, was a fourth-grader at Piney Chapel Elementary School in Limestone County. She enjoyed making art, taking care of animals, playing with her friends and watching movies with her friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to or to the oncology/hematology department at Children’s Hospital in Birmingham.

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