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Betty Dixon

January 6, 1925 — January 2, 2016

Betty J. Dixon, 90, died Saturday (January 2, 2016) at the Greenhouse of Asbury Park in Newton.

She was born on January 6, 1925 in Newton, Ks., the daughter of James and Flossie Howard Gillmartin. Betty attended Newton schools, graduating from Newton High School in 1943.
She went to work for Southwestern Bell Telephone.

She married Delmar Leon Dixon on May 1, 1947 in Newton. After her sons were raised Betty went to work at the ALCO Store and Ardison Interiors in Newton. They moved to Moundridge in 1973. There she worked as a waitress at the Country Kitchen for many years. Betty enjoyed being a volunteer at the Pine Village Nursing Home in Moundridge. She moved to Asbury Park in Newton in August, 2015.

Betty was an avid bowler and golfer, she shot a Hole In One at Echo Hills Golf Course. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She had been attending the Hopefield Mennonite Church in Moundridge.

Survivors include her two sons Jesse Dixon of the home in Moundridge and James Dixon and his wife Sue of Sedgwick, Ks.; nine grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren;

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Leon on February 18, 1990; and sister Vera Mae Rueckert.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M., Friday (January 8, 2016) at the Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday 1pm til 8pm where the family will receive friends between 7 and 8 in the evening.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
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