March 30, 2020

Dixie Lynne Anthony, 69, of LaBelle, Mo., died March 27, 2020, in Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill.

She was born in Kirksville, Mo., on July 5, 1950, the daughter of Johnnie “Red” and Evelyn Creason Holt. She married Donald R. Anthony at Stillwater, MN. He preceded her in death on May 20, 2007.

Dixie received her education in Quincy, IL where she graduated from Quincy Senior High School. She also attended Black Hawk College in Moline, IL and Trinity School of Nursing. Dixie was a retired Registered Nurse and had received the Golden Rose award for Patient Excellence of Crisis. She was a member of the Bethel Assembly of God Church in Quincy, IL. Dixie enjoyed helping others and spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving are her children, Jeffrey (Anne) Anthony, Michael Anthony, Heather Anthony, Amber Anthony, Charity Ann Clark, brothers, Artie (Marsha) Holt, one sister Rosemary (Fred) Schultz, numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and Karen Simmons of Coyne Center, IL, Sandy Tipton of Quincy, IL, and Sandy Koring of Omaha, NE.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, grandson Dakota John Anthony, niece Sharon Brinkman and a sister-in-law Laura McDonald, brothers Harold and Darold McDonald.

Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, April 2, 2020, in the LaBelle Cemetery. Pastor Paul Harvey will officiate the services. There will be no visitation. Casket bearers will be family.

Coder Funeral Chapel in LaBelle, MO is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the LaBelle Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Coder Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 151, LaBelle, MO, 63447.