Dixie Carpenter

Dixie has served in our office for over 20 years and has been a member at Grand for over 43 years. She delights in supporting the pastors and the ministry leaders at Grand in a variety of ways.

Dixie has been married to her husband Jim for 33 years and they are parents of a daughter, Kelsey (Allen) Reger who resides in Kansas City, MO.

Dixie is from Buffalo Center, Iowa, and has lived in Ames since August of 1974.

Dixie graduated in May, 1978, from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development . She worked in a childcare setting for a few years after graduation then worked as a Clerk/Typist/Secretary at Iowa State University for 10+ years. After that she worked as the secretary and then as the Preschool Director for Ames Christian School. She began work at GABC June 28, 1999.

Dixie loves to read cozy mysteries, play board games and card games, play piano, play her tenor saxophone, and sew quilts in her leisure time.