Dixie Ann (Greer) Stevens
March 10, 1936
January 30, 2018
Dixie Stevens, 81 of Chappell Hill, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at her home surrounded by loving family.
Memorial services will be held Monday, February 5th at 11 a.m. at Chappell Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. David Beckworth officiating. Dixie’s cremated remains will be laid to rest at Atkinson Cemetery in Chappell Hill with a private family ceremony.
Dixie Ann Greer was born March 10, 1936 to Eugene and Mildred (York) Greer in Lubbock, Texas. She grew up in Lubbock and was a graduate of Lubbock High School. She would meet her future husband, Thomas Giles Stevens, the day before he left to attend Texas A&M University. They had a long distance courtship, writing letters and seeing each other over the holidays. On August 20, 1954, Dixie and Tom were married at First Baptist Church in Lubbock. She worked at the Gift Shop in the Memorial Student Center at Texas A&M, while her husband finished his degree. The couple then moved to Houston and LaPorte. During this time, Dixie attended modeling school and modeled in Houston. For a short while, the family lived in New York City, before returning to Houston. Here Dixie was a member of Houston Junior Forum and Westchester Women’s Club. In 1996, Dixie and Tom moved full time to Chappell Hill enjoying the country and slower pace of life. She was active member of Chappell Hill United Methodist Church. Dixie cherished visits with her children and grandchildren. She loved playing 42 with friends.
Dixie’s sweet smile and warm heart will be greatly missed by her husband of 63 years, Tom Stevens; son, Thomas G. Stevens, Jr. and wife Donna of Las Vegas; daughter, Lynn Stevens of Cypress; grandchildren, Kyle Stevens, Shane Stevens, Travis Stevens, Lauren Stevens, Faith Head and Sarah Head; great-grandson, Liam Poucel; brother, Eddie Greer of Lubbock, cousin, Vicki Eaton of Granbury and many friends.
Dixie loved animals and donations in her memory are requested to Animal Friends of Washington County, Brenham Pet Adoption Center, True Blue Animal Rescue or SPCA.
The family is very grateful and wishes to thank Ms. Clara Gibson and the nurses at AMA Home Healthcare for their wonderful, loving care that was extended to Mrs. Stevens during her illness.
Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX 77833. 979.836.3611 Tributes may be shared at www.BrenhamMemorialChapel.com.