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In Loving Memory

Dixie Ann Louis

January 4, 1937 – December 12, 2020

Dixie Louis was born in Houston, Texas on January 4, 1937. She grew up in Houston meeting her future husband, Edward Emile Louis, Sr., at the age of fifteen. Dixie graduated from Lamar High School and Rice University. Once married, she devoted herself to her family and her community. She was a devoted volunteer for various causes. The organizations benefiting from her efforts were endless; this is a partial list – Girl Scouts, PTA, Junior League of Galveston County, Inc., Founding Board Ronald McDonald House, The Weed N Wish Garden Club, President of Galveston County and Texas Medical Association Auxiliary, Board Member American Medical Society Auxiliary and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.

She was predeceased by her parents Caroline and Watkins Deer, her husband Dr. Edward Emile Louis, Sr., and his parents Emile and Gloria Louis.

Dixie Louis leaves behind her brother, John Watkins Deer and his wife, Terry Deer. Dixie leaves behind three children and their families. Allison D. Louis and Dr. Diane Robinson, grandson Stephen Louis of League City. Edward Emile Louis, Jr., DVM, PhD. in Genetics and Susie Louis along with children Megan and Jake McGuire of Omaha, Nebraska. Alicia M. Louis and Kim Rogers and granddaughters Molly Rogers and Sydney Rogers of Pearland. Granddaughter Ashley Meachen and Cordero Garcia of Pearland, Grandson Sterling Meachen and Luis Nambo of Houston. Two great granddaughters, the loves of her life, Brooke and Dylan Garcia of Pearland. Numerous friends and family will also miss her presence. A private memorial service will be held at Jeter Funeral Home in Friendswood.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donation be made to Ronald McDonald House, Galveston.

Condolences may be sent to the Louis family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com

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8 thoughts on “Dixie Ann Louis”

  1. My condolences to the family. Your Mom was a wonderful sweet lady. I enjoyed the years that I worked with her at Dickinson Medical Clinic.

    Mary Conaway

  2. Meeting Dixie on her visit to the zoo in Omaha was delightful. Obviously she was incredibly proud of Ed's work. One year, she sent a Christmas box to his office and called the lab to be certain it made it. Such a mom thing to do! My sympathies to all those missing this wonderful woman.

  3. I only had the opportunity to meet Dixie the one time, upon her visit to Omaha. She was very warm, funny, and outgoing and it was obvious how much love and pride she had in her family, which was clearly reciprocated. She has left a lasting impression, as I'm sure everyone who knew her would agree.

  4. Dixie was an incredible lady, one whom I shall never forget. She always opened her home and her heart to others. So much fun to be around. She will be missed. My sincere condolences to the entire family – my thoughts are with you during this time, and always.

  5. Sandra McDermott

    Dear Allison, Diane, Stephen and family.
    Your mom was a special lady. She supported so many organizations and people, including me.
    I know you will miss her greatly. She will expect you to carry on with her volunteer work at the organizations of your choice.
    I pray God will bless you and yours in the difficult days to come. Let me hear from you from time to time and if you should
    ever need anything, let me know!

  6. I am so saddened to hear this of my dear friend . Another heartbreaking loss. Dixie was a beautiful & gracious lady inside & out. We worked together in Medical society, TMAA, junior League, Garden Club.
    She will be greatly missed by so many. Our sincere condolences to her family. You are all in our prayers.
    Diane & Mike Magliolo

  7. My heartfelt sympathies to the Louis family. Met Dixie and Dr. Ed Sr. through the work at Omaha Zoo by their son. Such a nice, lively couple who adored each other and their family. Certainly have left a good imprint on the world. Dixie will surely be missed.

  8. So sorry to hear about Dixie Ann death and wanted to send my sincere condolences to the Louis family as family we were a close knit family and I know she will be missed by all.

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