Pixie Beth Mahaney (66) of Newton


Published on May 20 2022 8:41 am

Pixie Beth Mahaney, age 66, of Newton, Illinois, passed away at 11:08 AM Thursday, May 19, 2022, at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Illinois.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left by clicking here. In loving memory of Pixie, donations maybe made to Saved by Graces Animal Rescue. 

Pixie was born on January 4, 1956 in Mattoon, Illinois, the daughter of Dean and Carol (Foltz) Slack. She was raised in Bogota, Illinois, and graduated from Newton Community High School class of 1974.

Pixie loved cooking in the kitchen of her own restaurant, Yesterday’s Pub and Dining. She had a green thumb when it came to any kind of plant or flower. She admired all animals, especially cats and dogs, and always showed compassion to any animal in need. Pixie was always willing to lend a listening ear to anyone who needed it. She enjoyed attending concerts, and would look for any reason to listen to The Rolling Stones and dance.

Pixie is survived by: Husband- E. Dale Mahaney; Children- Farrah (Chad) Cambpell and Clayton Mahaney (Cyndel Dhom)l Grandson- Hoyt Campbell; Father- Dean Slack; Sisters- Jody (Nick) Milliman and Bonny (Steven) Boyd; Several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Pixie was preceded in death by her mother, Carol Slack.