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Dixie Dianne Kenyon

Dixie Dianne Kenyon, age 69, of Mena, died, Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Mena Regional Health System in Mena. She was born on Friday, February 13, 1948 to Donald Leo and Alice Iona Misel Roggentine in Marengo, Iowa.

Dixie had a servant’s heart in all aspects of her life. She would volunteer her time; working with the Polk County Fair Board, Ouachita Little Theater, serving some 20 years as a 4-H Leader and Cub Scout Leader. Dixie had a huge heart for kids and their well being. She loved her family and spending time with them. Dixie enjoyed reading and working at the Polk County Library for the last 5 years. Dixie was a member of the Hatfield Methodist Church and a long standing Board Member. Dixie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.

Dixie was preceded in death by parents and one brother, Russell Roggentine.

Dixie is survived by her husband, Donald Kenyon of Mena; two sons, Rodney Kenyon of Florida and Gregory Kenyon of Topeka, Kansas; two daughters, Kristina Kenyon of Hatfield and Kandyce Foster of Mena; her brother, Roger Roggentine of Amana, Iowa; four sisters, Penny Stephens of Marengo, Iowa, Donna Murley, Cindy Murley and Kelcy Jasper all of Amana, Iowa; four grandchildren, Rayalan Kenyon, MaKayla Kenyon- Ortiz, Mikel Kenyon- Ortiz and Jacob Kenyon- Ortiz; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held at a later date with cremation services entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena.

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