Dixie was a co-owner of Bill Gibbs Exterminating located in Kenner where she had been a resident for fifty-six years. She was preceded in death by her husband Billy Gibbs; her parents, Clifton and Lou Ethel Burns and a brother, Prentiss Burns.
She is survived by two daughters, Debra (Robert) Powell of Davie, FL and Teresa (Dennis) Flores of Kenner, LA; a son Richard Gibbs; three brothers, Clifton Burns, Jr. of Petal, MS, Haskell (Helen) Burns of Ellisville, MS, Mack (Vera) Burns of Petal; two sisters, Flossie Ezell of Fairbanks, AK and Bernice Pulliam of Hattiesburg; five grandchildren, Michelle (Emil) Sulieman, Jennifer (Chris) Byrnes, Aubree Flores, Bobby (Nicole) Lankford, Ernie Lankford; three great-grandchildren, Sasha, Kylie and Robert Lankford, II.
The family of Dixie wishes to thank Denise, Tremeka, and Scott of Family Home Care and the Oncology nurses of East Jefferson Hospital for her care.
Visitation will be Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Petal.