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Obituaries

Obituaries

Dixie Jones 1935 - 2008 Linwood

Linwood — Funeral services for Marianne “Dixie” Jones, 73, Linwood, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in Linwood. Burial will follow in Mount Sidney Cemetery, Linwood. Mrs. Jones died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born June 29, 1935 in New York City, the daughter of Edward and Esther McCracken Dixon.She graduated in 1972 from Kansas University. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Linwood, the Social Order of the Beauceant in Lawrence and the K.N.E.A. She also was a member of the Linwood Library Club and a life member of Sincerity Chapter Order of the Eastern Star in Kansas City, Kan.She married Howard G. Jones on Sept 6, 1957, in Linwood. He survives, of the home. Other survivors include two sons, Kevin Jones, Shawnee, and Brian Jones, Waldorf, Md.; a daughter Kerry Chaffin, Overland Park; two brothers, Robert Dixon, Linwood, N.J., and Paul Dixon, Hilo, Hawaii; and eight grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie.The family suggests memorials to the Linwood United Methodist Church, sent in care of the funeral home P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, KS 66086.Online condolences may be sent at quisenberryfh .com.