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December 21, 2013

Dixie Francis

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Dixie Francis, 89, passed away Dec. 20, 2013, at her home in Carthage, Mo.

She was born Oct. 5, 1924, in Jasper, Mo. She graduated from Jasper High School. Dixie lived in Salina and returned to Carthage in her early 40s. Dixie worked for Hallmark in Kansas City and then for Schrieber Cheese in Carthage for 45 years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Carthage. Dixie was an avid square dancer, she enjoyed fishing. She also enjoyed Mustang cars she traded for a new one every year.

Dixie is survived by one sister-in-law, Dolores Arner, of Carthage; and several nieces and nephews. Dixie is preceded in death by her longtime dance partner, Will; three sisters, Murriel, Maxine and Pearl; and four brothers, Wayne, Keith, George and Jerry.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, at the First United Methodist Church of Carthage. Visitation will be 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, at the First United Methodist Church of Carthage. Burial will be in Waters Cemetery, north of Jasper.

Online condolences may be made at www.ulmerfh.com

Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.

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