Ginger Dixon

Ginger McGuire Dixon, 76, of Parsons, passed away at 9:09 a.m., Friday, November 25, 2022 at the Presbyterian Manor in Parsons.

Jamesine Virginia McGuire was born on August 29, 1946, to James W. and Alice V. (Lewis) McGuire in Columbus, Kansas.  As a young girl, she grew up and attended school in Cottage Grove, Oregon.  In 1961, she moved with her family to Labette County and she attended Labette County Community High School.

In September 1962, Ginger and Raymond E. Dixon, Jr. were united in marriage.  The family settled in the Parsons area and Ginger worked in various jobs, retiring from Labette County Medical Center in 1984 as a respiratory therapist.

As Ginger said herself, “I enjoyed people.”  One could tell by the many people she helped by being a caregiver for the elderly, a foster parent and as a Big Sister to many young people.  In her younger years, she enjoyed playing bingo.  Many families were blessed by the baby blankets she loved to make.  She also enjoyed crocheting and doing embroidery.

Survivors include:

Four sons: Eddie Dixon of Parsons, Kansas

James Dixon of Parsons, Kansas

David Dixon of Parsons, Kansas

Tim Dixon and his wife, Angie, of Oxford, Kansas

One foster daughter – Summer MacIntire

Nine grandchildren

Fourteen great-grandchildren

Two brothers – James W. McGuire, Jr., and his wife, Connie, of St. Paul, Kansas

Ronnie McGuire of Erie, Kansas

One sister – Charlotte Brown of Parsons, Kansas

Her step-father- Robert Williams of Parsons, Kansas

Two step-brothers

Three step-sisters

Many nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her father, James McGuire; her mother, Alice Williams; her husband, Raymond Dixon, on June 17, 2009; one brother, Raymond McGuire; one sister, Glenna Randell; and one great-grandchild, Coniar.

The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home of Parsons.  Burial will follow at Memorial Lawn Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warriors Project.  These may be left at or mailed to Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, KS  67357.

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