Dixie Ann Kirk Burger, a beloved resident of Highlands, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2023, at the age of 75, in Houston. She was born on September 20, 1947, in Roanoke, Virginia, to her late parents, Charles Columbus Kirk and Mary Elizabeth Barnett Kirk.
Dixie had been a cherished member of the Highlands community for over 30 years, previously residing in La Porte and Baytown. Known for her vibrant personality and warm-hearted nature, Dixie touched the lives of many during her time on Earth.
She was widely recognized as the proprietor of Tug Boat Annie’s in Highlands, where she created a welcoming atmosphere for her patrons and fostered a sense of community in the area. Beyond her business endeavors, Dixie was also an avid collector and an unwavering enthusiast of all things Elvis. Her passion for the King of Rock 'n' Roll was infectious.
In her leisure time, Dixie enjoyed indulging in classic game shows and soap operas, with "The Young and the Restless" holding a special place in her heart.
Dixie was a devoted mother to her children, Ray Von Burger, Jr., Roger Lee Burger, Daniel Wilson Burger, and Louie Don Burger. Family was the cornerstone of her life, and she cherished every moment spent with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Her love and care extended beyond her immediate family, as she was a caring sister to George Clark and Wayne Kirk, and a beloved sibling to Jackie Rast and Cindy Powell.
A memorial service to honor and celebrate Dixie's life will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Pace-Stancil Funeral Home, located at 1304 N. Cleveland, Dayton, Texas 77535.