Dixie C. Ice, 85 – Passed August 22, 2018

Dixie C. Ice was born May 6, 1933, in Douglas County, Missouri, to Ned and Irene Orr Coble. She died August 22, 2018, at Ozark Riverview Manor, Ozark, Missouri.

On April 19, 1953, she was married to Jim W. Ice who preceded her in death in 2006. She spent her life assisting Jim in his service station business and being a wife and mother. She loved her family.

She spent most of her life in Cabool, Missouri, and was a member of First Baptist Church, Cabool. She and Jim moved to Ozark in later years and she was a member of Hopedale Baptist Church, Ozark, at the time of her death.

Survivors include one daughter, Rita Stark and husband Don, Nixa, Missouri, and sisters Dolores Barr and husband Roy of West Plains, Missouri, and Charlotte Curtis of New Port Richey, Florida. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. She enjoyed recent visits by many of her nieces and nephews as far away as California and Florida. She very much appreciated all their love and support.

Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 24, 2018, at the funeral chapel with Rev. Mark Zimmerman officiating. Pallbearers were Mike Barr, Roscoe Scott, Jerry Bucholz, Joe Beltz and Junior Helms. Honorary pallbearers were Anthony Curtis, Darren Curtis and John Helms. Interment was in Cabool Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested contributions be made to Samaritan’s Purse (Operation Christmas Child), P.O. Box 3000, Boone, North Carolina 28607; https://www.samaritanspurse.org/our-ministry/memorial-giving/.