January 9, 1987 - July 3, 2021
Andover, Kansas - Emily Rose Dibbens, 34, of Andover, KS, passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, July 3, 2021.
Emily was born in Arkansas City, KS on Friday, January 9, 1987, the daughter of Scott A. Mullins and Kathy Kaufman. She was raised in Wichita, KS. Emily graduated high school from Wichita Heights in 2005. She went on to graduate from Wichita State University in 2010.
Emily married the love of her life, Derek Dibbens on September 28, 2013. Together they shared one son, Bodie Ace Dibbens. Emily will be remembered as an incredible and devoted mother.
Emily is survived by her husband, Derek Dibbens and their son, Bodie Ace Dibbens of Andover, KS. Her mother, Kathy (Eric) Kaufman. Sister, Lindsay (Carlos) Carbajal. Stepsister, Brandi (Kelly Lare) Kaufman. Stepbrother Evan (Shannon) Kaufman. Nieces; Maci, Grace, and Anna. Nephews; Camryn, Tony, Jett, Elias, Rhys and Ethan. All residing in the Wichita metro area.
Emily worked as an Office Manager for Korol Financial for 5 years. She was passionate about playing cards and games with family, watching movies, hot tea, singing and nurturing her relationship with Jesus Christ.
Emily is preceded in death by her father, Scott A. Mullins of Wichita, KS. Her grandparents, Russel and Barbara Mullins of Wichita, KS and Billy and Mary Gildhouse of Arkansas City, KS.
The memorial funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, July 16, 2021, at NewSpring Church. Mark Hoover of NewSpring Church will be officiating. There will be a celebration of life in Wichita on July 16th at 6:00 P.M. It will be at the home of Eric and Kathy Kaufman. Please reach out to family for the address.
In lieu of flower arrangements, the Dibbens family is asking for contributions towards a college fund for Bodie. Please make checks payable to "Learning Quest for the benefit of Bodie Dibbens". Checks may be sent to: Korol Financial, 10333 E 21st St N #203, Wichita, KS 67206.
Published by Wichita Eagle on Jul. 10, 2021.