HARRISONVILLE, Mo. – Gloria Lea Dixon, 87, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at her home in Harrisonville, Mo.
She was born June 15, 1925, to Lee Harvey and Bernice Amanda (Antrim) Hickey in Liberal.
She married Alvin J. “Doc” Dixon June 26, 1943, in Louisville, Ky. He preceded her in death.
She graduated from Liberal High School and attended a beauty college in Amarillo, Texas.
She owned and operated a beauty shop in her home for several years. She was also employed at Beech Aircraft, Seward County Road and Bridge and finished her working years at the age of 83 at the senior center in Liberal.
She is survived by two daughters, Dixie Rice, Clinton, Okla., and Lynae Anderson and husband, Dan, Harrisonville; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Shirley Carlile; a great-grandson, Matthew Thomas and a brother, Dude Hickey.
• Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Brenneman Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jack Jacob presiding.
Burial will be at Liberal Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 – 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at Brenneman Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to Crossroads Hospice in care of Brenneman Funeral Home, 1212 W. Second, Liberal, KS 67901.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brennemanfuneral home.com.