Joan "Dixie" Duprey, age 87, passed away after a long illness at the Mahaska Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa on July 2, 2020. She was born on October 27, 1932 in Concord, CA. She leaves behind four children: Tom, Linda, Cathy, and Steve, seven grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. She was married for sixty-seven years to the late John Paul Duprey. She worked in the medical field for over fifty years. \n\nDixie enjoyed traveling, gardening, crocheting, and needlepoint. She loved her dogs Belle and Milo. She loved exploring new places and people, and especially loved spending time with family. \n\nThere will be no services per Dixie's request. Memorials may be directed to Mahaska Hospice Serenity House or to the Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter in Oskaloosa. Online condolences may be left for the family at sinnottfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are entrusted with Sinnott Funeral Home in Albia.