Dixie Darlene Norton Reasoner, 64, a resident of rural Fredonia, near Buxton, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at her home. She was born Oct. 16, 1947 in Webb City, Mo., the daughter of William “Bill” and Martha Robinson Hicklin. Dixie grew up and attended school in Altamont.
Seventeen years ago, Dixie met Richard Reasoner and they began their life together. Richard survives, at their home.
Dixie was a member of the Christian Church.
Survivors, in addition to Richard, include three sons, Richard Ray Reasoner, Altamont, Rex Walter Reasoner, San Diego, Calif., Roy Lee Reasoner, Cheney; a brother, William “Bill” Hicklin, Jr., San Antonio, Texas; 13 grandchildren and three great-granddaughters.
Her parents, son Raymond Carl Reasoner, and daughter, Lesta Reasoner Sutherby, preceded her in death.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday, April 30 at the Mt. Pleasant/Belleview Cemetery near Buxton. Memorials have been established in Dixie’s name with the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice and the American Cancer Society and donations can be sent to Timmons Funeral Home, PO Box 168, Fredonia, KS 66736. Words of condolence for the family may be left at www.timmonsfuneralhome.com.