Dixie A. Kelley, 79, of Oak Grove, Mo. and formerly of Indepencence, Mo., passed away Sunday, September 26, 2010, at Western Mo. Medical Center, Warrensburg, Mo..

Dixie A. Kelley, 79, of Oak Grove, Mo. and formerly of Indepencence, Mo., passed away Sunday, September 26, 2010, at Western Mo. Medical Center, Warrensburg, Mo..

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, September 28, 2010, at Vansant-Mills Chapel, Clinton with a 1 p.m. graveside at the Blue Springs Cemetery.

Family suggests contributions to the Warrensburg Manor Care Center and may be left at the funeral home.

Fond memories may be left online at www.vansant-millsfuneralhome.com.

Dixie was born in Knob Town, Mo., the daughter of Virgil and Vineta (Clarkson) McLaughlin.

She was married to Lee W. Kelly, who preceded her in death.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, one sister, a grandson, Robert Holland and a great grandson, Tanner Twitchell.

She is survived by three daughters, Ronda Bratten and husband, Bruce of Warrensburg, Mo., Sondra Green of Independence, Mo., and Marsha Glenn and husband, John of Clinton, Mo.; nine grandchidren Shawna Meierarend, Kelly Twitchell, Cindi Arellano, Micheal Holland, Jennifer Dryer, Matthew Glenn, Benjamin Glenn, Daniel Glenn and Lisa Molt and 15 great grandchildren.

Arrangements: Vansant-Mills Funeral Home, 660-885-2021.