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     Paula Jo Dixon, age 63, of Lamar, passed away Wednesday afternoon, September 23, 2015 at her home surrounded by family.

     Paula was born October 10, 1951 in Mason City, Iowa, the first of the six children of Jim and Pauline "Babe" (Blanchard) Rogers.  She was a 1969 graduate of Lamar High School and had attended MSSU in Joplin.

     Paula was the owner and operator of Embroidery Impressions for many years.  She enjoyed gardening and sewing, but her passion was her grandchildren.

     Survivors include one son, Chris Dixon of Lamar; three daughters, Heather (Wes) Harris of Pottsville, Arkansas, Amanda (Scott) Kentner, of Springdale, Arkansas and Megan (Cody) McCollough of Liberal, Missouri; her mother, Pauline “Babe” Rogers, of Lamar; two brothers, Steve (Cindy) Rogers of North Kansas City, Missouri and Russ (Rhonda) Rogers of Independence, Missouri; two sisters, Pat Rogers of Rogers, Arkansas and Sharon (David) Martin of Olathe, Kansas; a sister-in-law, Sharon Dixon of Sullivan, Missouri; 11 grandchildren, Joshua Goodridge, Hailey Goodridge, Jake Simko, Sicily Kentner, Eliza Kentner, Rorie McCollough, Chrislyn Dixon, Marrah McCollough, Jaxon Dixon, Kyson Dixon, and Van Kentner; and one great-grandchild, Jayden Simko.

     Preceding her in death are her father, Jim Rogers and a brother, Bobby Rogers.

     Funeral Service will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Daniel Funeral Home where the family will receive friends immediately following the service Saturday.  There will be a private family committal service in Arkansas.

     Contributions are suggested to GYNCA in care of Daniel Funeral Home.



#5 Lamar , Mo.Cyndy Johnson 2015-09-26 15:43
Paula was a sweet ,unassuming & kind lady. I can only imagine the deep loss her family feels. She always put a smile on her face no matter what might have been going on in her life. Thanks Paula for being a great friend to our Mom Marcy,
And our prayers will be for your sweet Momma & all the family..
#4 United StatesSherry Twenter 2015-09-26 10:59
I sure enjoyed my visits with Paula when she was sewing our shirts for Tractors. She always took the time to visit and told me stories about her grand babies. God has definitely gained a sweet angel. Prayers of peace and comfort to her family.
#3 Lawton, OKAndy, Judy Easson and Families 2015-09-26 08:26
Amanda, Scott, and family

You are in our thoughts and prayers today.
We hope that knowing others care will bring some comfort today and always
#2 Lamar, MOJudy Gastel 2015-09-25 09:53
I am so sorry for your loss. I have known people from four generations of her family here in Lamar. She will be greatly missed, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
#1 Lees Summit MOKaren Lynch 2015-09-25 09:00
Paula was an instrumental influence in my life and the lives of my children. She was a true example of a beautiful Christian women. The world will be less one special women however, heaven will be blessed with a special angel! I can see her in heaven helping all the little children there. My love goes out to her family as I know she will be greatly missed....

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