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Dixie Jones

March 29, 1943 ~ May 18, 2022 (age 79) 79 Years Old


Dixie’s life began on March 29, 1943 in El Dorado, KS; the daughter of Walter Rex and Dorothy (Wilcox) Kinsinger. She graduated from El Dorado High School. Dixie had a servant’s heart and cooked for many restaurants and schools feeding nearly half of Butler County. She was united in marriage to Marvin D. Schmidt and later united in marriage to Larry Jones on June 4, 1982. Dixie enjoyed quilting and embroidery, and was a member of the local Quilter’s Guild. She also enjoyed reading. Dixie especially enjoyed keeping after her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her family includes her husband, Larry of El Dorado; children Gary Schmidt of Wichita, Chris Jones of Salina, Connie Schmidt of El Dorado, Scott (Pamela) Jones of El Dorado; Brad (Billie) Jones of Auburn and Darrell Jones of Ft. Smith, Arkansas; 15 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; brother Larry (Corrine) Kinsinger of Gillette, Wyoming and two nephews. Dixie passed away on May 18, 2022 in Wichita. She is preceded in death by her parents and grandparents. Friends may gather with the family from 5-7pm on Monday, May 23 at Carlson Colonial Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 24 at 2pm at Carlson Colonial Funeral Home. Dixie will be laid to rest at Walnut Valley Memorial Park in El Dorado. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Dixie at


May 23, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carlson Funeral Home
200 S. Star
El Dorado, KS 67042

May 24, 2022

2:00 PM to TBD
Carlson Colonial Chapel
200 S. Star
El Dorado, KS 67042


Walnut Valley Memorial Park

El Dorado, KS 67042


Susan B. Allen Cancer Center
720 W. Central, El Dorado KS 67042
Tel: 1-316-321-3300


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