Dixie L. Wood, 70, of Fulton, passed away Friday, February 1, 2013, at her home following a valiant battle with cancer. She was born August 21, 1942, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of the late Joseph F. and Velma Mae (Reams) Roy. Dixie worked in housekeeping at Capital Regional Medical Center. She was a caring mother who embraced her children's friends as if they were her own. She had a caring soul and was happiest when taking care of her loved ones. Dixie's memory will be cherished by her children, James Gary Hartinger of Fulton, Gary Joe Hartinger of Fulton, Terri Whatley of Fulton, Mickey Lynn Hartinger of Jefferson City, and Kelly Holman of Fulton; her brother, Joseph Roy of Fulton; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Dennis Hartinger; and brother, Michael Roy. It was Dixie's wish to be cremated and laid to rest beside her son. Condolences can be sent by visiting www.debofuneralhome.com.