Dixie Rozanne Strong Fulton, 69, of Amarillo, TX passed from this life to her
eternal reward on June 2, 2023. Heaven has gained an exceptional soul.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at Hillside Christian Church Chapel. Burial will be private. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Dixie was born April 18, 1954,
to Robert and Ivabelle Strong in Wellington, TX. The family moved to Amarillo when she was three years old. She married Danny Fulton on November 10, 1978. This union produced Stephanie Leigh Striley (Joe) and Christopher David Fulton (Anabella). Dixie has five grandchildren, Noah Striley, Maddox Striley, Asher Striley, Ellis Fulton, and Avery Fulton.
Dixie attended Amarillo College and was in Who’s Who among students at American Vocational and Technical School as well as Outstanding Retailing and Merchandising Student of the Year. In her second year, she was one of the top 10 students in the entire United States. She went on to graduate from West Texas State University with a degree in Business Management.
Dixie’s passion for the Lord and serving others led her to a full life in relentless pursuit of sharing her deep faith. This led her to Patsy’s Place, serving and teaching a multitude of women over 13 years as she wrote and coordinated the Financial Skills Curriculum at this transitional living program and ministry. Additionally, Dixie changed countless lives through the inner healing ministry she founded, Freedom Force.
Everyone referred to Dixie as “Sweet Dixie.” Her first love has always been Jesus.
Dixie is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Ivabelle Strong; and brother, Don Strong.
She is survived by her husband, Danny Fulton of the home; children, Stephanie Striley of Amarillo, TX, Chris Fulton of Spring, TX,; niece and nephew, Renee Jones of Atchinson, KS, Wally Strong of Westboro, TX, and five grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests you send a donation to Sharing Hope Ministry: Text GIVESHM TO 44321, Patsy’s Place Transitional Home: Text GIVEPPTH to 44321 or Amarillo SPCA.