MENTONE – Dixie S. Secrist, 77, Mentone, died at 8:49 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor of Warsaw.

She was born Jan. 17, 1941, in Warsaw, to Wilbur G. and Myrtle V. Gebert Krebs. On Nov. 7, 1958, in Warsaw, she was married to Ronald E. Secrist, who preceded her Sept. 30, 2003.

She worked for Walmart in Warsaw for 17 years. She was a graduate of Warsaw High School in 1959.

Dixie was a member of Mentone United Methodist Church. She enjoyed watching all kinds of sporting events on TV.

Survivors include her daughters, Robin (husband Phil) Arnold, Fort Wayne; and Penny (husband Michael) Smith, Estonia; son, Tim Secrist, Mentone; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a brother, Robert Krebs, Michigan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ronald E. Secrist; and daughters, Toni Secrist (1968) and Jackie Cumberland (2016).

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at King Memorial Home, 101 N. Tucker St., Mentone, with Pastor Jason Rice officiating. Burial will be in Mentone Cemetery.

Visitation is from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at King Memorial Home.


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