Dixie left this world to return to her heavenly father and eternal family on June 15, 2017. She was released from her mortal body and is now whole and happy in heaven. She grew up in Montpelier, Id and attended schools there. She married her sweetheart Richard Shepherd on June 19, 1969 in the Logan temple. She loved to paint, sew, and to cross stitch. She was an active member of the LDS Church. She is survived by her daughters, Cecilia Watson (Lon) and Cynthia Smith (Andrew). She also had 8 grandchildren and one great-grand son. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Shepherd, parents, Edward and Martha Jensen, and her brother, A. Lee Jensen. She was buried on June 20, 2017 in the Montpelier Cemetery.