Dixie "Mums" Ewers, known to her grandchildren as "Nanny" 79 of Stratford, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021. A Memorial Service is scheduled for 11 oclock in the morning on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at the Sherman County Barn with Rev. Kevin Anderson, officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Beeson ~ Morrison Funeral Directors.
Dixie was born on March 29, 1941 in Yoder, CO to Gerald and Katie (Lindt) DeVorss. She was united in marriage to Tom "Daddy-O" Ewers in 1955 in Las Vegas, NM; he preceded her in death on November 18, 2018. They had been long-time members of the community where they had a long and wonderful life together. Dixie was a true angel on earth. She was the most kind-hearted, and loving person. She was very giving of herself and would open her home to anyone. Dixie was an excellent caregiver as well as a babysitter. She also loved to go treasure hunting at junk sales.
Dixie was a member of First Assembly of God and will be remember for her giving nature. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter: Theresa Ewers and her son: Tucker Ewers.
Dixie is survived by her sons: Jerry Ewers and wife Margaret of Stratford, TX, John Ewers and wife Jennifer of Kenton, OK; daughter: Vicky Penrod of Stratford, TX; brothers: Henry DeVorss and wife Shirley of Keyes, OK, George DeVorss of Fowler, CO and Oscar DeVorss and wife Jean of Greeley, CO; sister: Dorothy Varner of Stratford, TX; grandchildren: Marca Shurtleff and husband Hunter, Johnna Ewers, Cody Ewers, Jared Ewers, Ryan Ewers and wife Tammy, Randy Penrod and wife Tammi and Kelly Penrod of Stratford, TX; great-grandchildren: Rylie Ewers, Kylie Ewers, Gavin Ewers, Riley Penrod, and Mason Penrod.
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