Mrs. Dixie Elaine Robe passed gracefully through the veil of death into the glorious presence and loving arms of her Lord and Savior 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 and 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 two daughters, Judy and husband, Philip Salley and 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 and Aidan and Brendan Broome.
She also leaves behind special sisters-in-law, Verna Mae Anderson and Eula Anderson and a brother-like nephew, Carlton Anderson.
The visitation for Elaine Robe will be from 5 until 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden. The homecoming celebration will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at Shreveport Baptist Temple, located at 288 Flournoy-Lucas Road in Shreveport. The service will be officiated by Bro. Rueben Weaver and assisted by Bro. Jimmy West. Her interment will be at Liberty Cemetery in Martin.
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 and special friends Gayle, Denita and Dorothy.