Dixie A. Edington, 84, of Tecumseh, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at Brookside Retirement Center in Overbrook. She was born April 25, 1936 in Burlington, Kansas, the daughter of Wilbur and Bernice (Cardwell) Mattox.
Dixie graduated from Burlington High School. She has resided in the Topeka / Tecumseh communities for the past 60 years. She was a member of the Town & Country Christian Church and the FCE.
Dixie married John W. Edington on October 14, 1956 in Ottumwa, Kansas. He survives. Other survivors include children, Danny (Joyce) Edington of Lecompton, David (Tammy) Edington of Topeka, Duane (Leann) Edington of Berryton, 3 grandchildren, Jerrod, Jordyn and Charles, 2 great-grandchildren, Jake and Jayson and her siblings, Ruby Combes of Carbondale, Darleen Crouch of Carbondale.
Dixie will lie in state from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Dove Southeast Chapel, 2843 SE Minnesota Ave. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 22, 2020 at Bowman-Adgate Cemetery in New Strawn, Kansas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the KSU Cancer Center, 1 Chalmers Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506 or to the Good Samaritan Fund at Brookside Retirement Center, 700 West 7th St., Overbook, Kansas 66524.
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