Dixie Louise Spry, 79, Carthage, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 7.

Dixie Louise Spry, 79, Carthage, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 7.
She was born in Carthage and preceded in death by her husband, Charles Spry.
Survivors include two sisters, Melody Neve and husband, Craig, and Peggy Woods and husband, Bill; two daughters, Tammy Shields and husband, Justin, and Susan Spry; three sons, Mike, Larry and Robert Spry; five grandchildren. Christina Spry, Michael Spry, Kyle Spry, Josh Wright and Tiffany Wright; four great grandchildren, Morgan, Chanley, Timbur and Amber; numerous nieces and nephews. Celebration of her life will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17 at Par Hill Park in Joplin.