Dixie Shelton Ellis-Miller
1934 - 2021
Scott\'s Funeral Home
2425 E. Main
Gatesville, TX 76528
Dixie Shelton Ellis-Miller

July 7, 1934 - May 5, 2021

Dixie Shelton Ellis-Miller, 86, of Waco, passed away on evening of May 5, 2021, in Waco. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, May 14, at Scott's Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Restland Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service.

Dixie was born on July 11, 1934, in the Seattle Community (Now Ft. Hood) to the late Richard Glass Shelton and Willie Rozell Ayres Shelton. She attended school in Gatesville, graduating at the age of 16. She went to work in McGregor for RocketDyne and later Hercules where rocket propellant was made. She worked as a contract negotiator for many years until she retired. Dixie liked to take trips; she pinned many destinations during her world travels. She enjoyed working in her yard and garden when she was able. But what really brought her joy was being able to cook for family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, John Ellis and Garry Miller; stepdaughter, Michele Long; sister, Doris Hanks; and brother, Richard Edward "Buster" Shelton.

Dixie is survived by her sons, John Ellis and wife, Marquitta, and Danny Ellis and wife, Ronda; grandchildren, John Alexander Ellis, Amy Ellis Thrower, Laurin Mason, and Jay and Jill Segrest; great-grandchildren, Bryson Ellis, Kenny Kerrigan, Jax Ellis, and Evan Thrower; brothers, Tommie Shelton and Billy Wayne Shelton; stepdaughters, Cynthia Segrest and husband, John, and Debby McLaughlin and husband, Rusty; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

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Published by Waco Tribune-Herald on May 13, 2021.
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So sorry to hear Dixie passed away. I enjoyed getting to know her as her Reaktor. She was a gentle soul.
Betty Willis
May 13, 2021
To the family of Dixie Miller.......my deepest sympathy. I know you will miss Dixie in your lives, but know that she is now in the hands of our Heavenly Father. I worked with Dixie for several years at Hercules. I´m sorry that I won´t be able to attend her services due to prior commitments, but you all will be in my thought and prayers.
Linda Miller
May 13, 2021
I am a member of St. Alban's and remember Dixie and Garry fondly. They sat in the front left section of the pews and were a regular fixture in my early years in the church. When they moved to Hewitt, I went over to help them unpack and move in. Please accept my sympathy on your loss. Lynn Wisely
Lynn Wisely
May 12, 2021