MURFREESBORO – Funeral services have been set for 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 17 at the Woodfin Memorial Chapel for Mrs. Hixson, 87, of Murfreesboro.
A native of Dunlap, and the daughter of the late Sam and Elizabeth Jackson, she died Sunday, June 14, 2009. Mrs. Hixson was a member of Haynes Chapel United Methodist Church and a homemaker.
Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted by Brother Frank Blair. Graveside service and burial will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Dunlap.
Survivors include: children Diann (Morris) Summers of Lebanon, G.C. (Stella) Hixson and R.B. (Fran) Hixson — all of Murfreesboro.
Also surviving are sisters Nina Jo Smith and Nola Miller — both of Chattanooga; grandchildren Rhonda Bunch, Norman Summers, Clay Hixson, Cory Hixson, Megan Hixson; great grandchildren Garrett Bunch, Walker Bunch, Carter Bunch, Jackson Summers, Campbell Hixson and Piper Hixson.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, George "Buddy" Hixson in 2004.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Haynes Chapel United Methodist Church, 5935 Woodbury Pike, Murfreesboro, 37127.
Woodfin Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Television broadcasting as we had know it was to end at your favorite local station on Friday, June 12.
Analog broadcast television, which started more than 50 years ago, was to end at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 12. Different stations were to turn off their analog at different times during the day. Your analog television is being replaced by state-of-the art technology called digital television (DTV), which provides improved picture and sound quality and more programming choices.
University Medical Center’s AWAKE group will host an educational seminar on Monday, June 15 at 6 p.m. in the Cafeteria at UMC’s McFarland campus located at 500 Park Ave. in Lebanon.