Obituary: Mrs. Dixie Elaine Anderson Robe

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HAUGHTON – Mrs. Robe passed gracefully through the veil of death into the glorious presence and loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Sunday morning, Feb. 15. She joins her beloved husband, of 58 years, Dr. Garland Morris Robe, parents: Rankin and Dixie Anderson, brothers: Roy Anderson, Calvin Anderson, Rayburn Anderson, and sisters: Juanita Bigland and Maudie Mosley.

Mrs. Robe was a supporting Pastor’s wife, a nurturing mother, an Elementary and Sunday School teacher, a proud grand and great-grandmother and steadfast friend. She leaves behind the memory of a lasting legacy of love, friendships, and a close family. Our Mom lived a full, wonderful life and those who loved her were blessed to be part of her life’s journey.

Mom was the mother and mother-in-law to 2 daughters: Judy and husband Philip Salley, Karen and husband Larry Bowden. She was “Mimi” to Tiffany and Eric Toups, Nathan and Sandie Salley, Russ and April Salley, Heather and Lee Curry, Brooke Weeks, Brandi and Dave Broome, and Cody Bowden. Her 15 Great-Grandchildren are: Annabelle and Zeke Toups

Savannah, Clay and Audrey Salley, Gus, Ava and Ivy Salley, Payton and Halaya Curry, Sheldon McDaniel, Eric and Matthew Hedlund, Aidan and Brendan Broome.

She also leaves behind special sister-in-laws: Verna Mae Anderson and Eula Anderson and a brother like nephew: Carlton Anderson.

The visitation for Elaine Robe will be Tuesday, February 17, 2015 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, Louisiana. The homecoming celebration will be Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Shreveport Baptist Temple, 288 Flournoy-Lucas Road. The service will be officiated by Bro. Rueben Weaver and assisted by Bro. Jimmy West. Her interment will be at Liberty Cemetery in Martin, LA.

Pallbearers will be: C.C. Sanders, Olan Davis, Keven Barber, Jerry Sullivant, Tommy Lemons, Bruce Williams, Tim O’Laughlin, and Al Giecek.

The family wishes to thank Shreveport Baptist Temple, Sibley Missionary Baptist Church for all the prayers and visits to our precious Mother, The Oaks of Louisiana-West Wing. Also special friends: Gayle, Denita, and Dorothy.