OBITUARY

Ruby Lee Dixon

March 28, 1929March 28, 2019
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Ruby Lee Dixon left her earthly home in Houston, Texas on her 90th birthday, March 28th, 2019, to join her husband, parents, siblings, and loved ones gone before her to her eternal resting place. She is preceded in death by her husband, William E. Dixon, parents Ida P. and James Brown, four brothers, Willard Brown, Bill Brown, Elton Brown and Joe Brown; two sisters, Elizabeth Brown and Lorene Dixon. She is survived by two sons, Harold Dixon, Joe Dixon and wife Mary; two daughters, Peggy Brown and husband Guy and Edna Mackey. Also survived by 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and extended family.

Ruby grew up in and around the Florence, Texas area and attended school there. She met her future husband, through the husband of her only living sister as they were brothers. Ruby and Ervin were married on June 8, 1946, upon his return from WWII. They started their family and raised the two boys and two girls from infancy to adulthood.

Ruby was a long-time member of the Florence TOPS group and made many friends and traveled many places to their various functions with the group. She never met a stranger and was always good for a conversational visit or a bingo game. Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home in Pflugerville. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 8, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Florence. Ruby will be buried in the Florence Cemetery beside her beloved husband Ervin.

We wish to thank Home Health of Houston and the Omegalife Hospice for their wonderful care and friendship in the last months of her life.

If you wish to make a charitable donation in lieu of flowers, please consider: The Scleroderma Foundation -TBC at 110 Cypress Station Drive, Suite 117, Houston, Texas 77090.

  • FAMILY

  • Ruby is preceded in death by her husband, William E. Dixon, parents Ida P. and James Brown, four brothers, Willard Brown, Bill Brown, Elton Brown and Joe Brown; two sisters, Elizabeth Brown and Lorene Dixon.

    She is survived by two sons, Harold Dixon, Joe Dixon and wife Mary; two daughters, Peggy Brown and husband Guy and Edna Mackey. Also survived by 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and extended family.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Henry Beeler
  • Ryan Dixon
  • Mike Dixon
  • Charles Moore
  • Jeffrey Moore
  • Stephen Moore
  • DONATIONS

  • The Scleroderma Foundation -TBC

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, April 7, 2019
  • Visitation Sunday, April 7, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, April 8, 2019
  • Committal Service Monday, April 8, 2019
REMEMBERING

Ruby Lee Dixon

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Jimmy and Barb Dixon

April 8, 2019

Jimmy and I will miss Aunt Ruby Lee. Always so much fun to be around and listen to her stories! She lived a long and blessed life. May she Rest in Peace.

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Biography

Ruby Lee Dixon left her earthly home in Houston, Texas on her 90th birthday, March 28th, 2019, to join her husband, parents, siblings, and loved ones gone before her to her eternal resting place. She is preceded in death by her husband, William E. Dixon, parents Ida P. and James Brown, four brothers, Willard Brown, Bill Brown, Elton Brown and Joe Brown; two sisters, Elizabeth Brown and Lorene Dixon. She is survived by two sons, Harold Dixon, Joe Dixon and wife Mary; two daughters, Peggy Brown and husband Guy and Edna Mackey. Also survived by 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and extended family.

Ruby grew up in and around the Florence, Texas area and attended school there. She met her future husband, through the husband of her only living sister as they were brothers. Ruby and Ervin were married on June 8, 1946, upon his return from WWII. They started their family and raised the two boys and two girls from infancy to adulthood.

Ruby was a long-time member of the Florence TOPS group and made many friends and traveled many places to their various functions with the group. She never met a stranger and was always good for a conversational visit or a bingo game.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home in Pflugerville. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 8, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Florence. Ruby will be buried in the Florence Cemetery beside her beloved husband Ervin.

We wish to thank Home Health of Houston and the Omegalife Hospice for their wonderful care and friendship in the last months of her life.

If you wish to make a charitable donation in lieu of flowers, please consider: The Scleroderma Foundation -TBC at 110 Cypress Station Drive, Suite 117, Houston, Texas 77090.