Wanda Grace Hixson, age 90, of Kingston, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at Signature Healthcare in Rockwood. She was born October 24, 1929 and has been a life-long resident of Roane County. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and loved traveling with the church. She worked for over 20 years as a cook Midway Elementary School and as a seamstress at two clothing industries. She had also worked at the Breezy Wind in Rockwood. Wanda was very talented when it came to quilting. She also loved flowers and enjoyed bird watching. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially cooking Sunday dinners and fixing all their favorites. She treasured taking care of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, Henry & Grace Moore; son, Ronnie Hixson; grandson, Dan Reed; granddaughter, Tamera Puckett; brothers, Mitchell Moore, George Moore, Junior Moore, Earl Moore, Earl Canup; sisters, Audrey Walker, Margaret Egelston, Carol Riffe, Bonnie Jones, Bobbie Woody; brother-in-law, Roy Hixson; special friend, Louise Tilley.
Children Joyce Reed & husband, Bobby of Ten Mile
Sissie Puckett & husband, Don of Kingston
Terrie Walker & husband, Vaughn of Sparta
Mike “Mikie” Hixson & wife, Karen of Ten Mile
Grandchildren Dana Roman & husband, Greg of Baltimore, MD
Jennifer Puckett of Kingston
Jeromy Hixson & wife, Ashley of Dayton
Ryan Hixson & wife, Callie of Knoxville
Jared Walker & wife, Andrea of Kingston
Dustin Walker & wife, Courtney of Loudon
Elijah Hixson & wife, Katie of Cambridge, England
Jeremy Reed & wife, Wendy of Castlerock, Colorado
Great-grandchildren Connor, Gregory, and Emily Roman
Lexie, Rylan, and Elliott Hixson
Colt and Lane Walker
Kali and Elin Walker
Emma and Haddon Hixson
Sisters Margaret Wright of Yuma, Arizona
Mary Conley of Knoxville
Daughter-in-law Peggy Hixson of Ten Mile
Sisters-in-law Sandy Moore of Rockwood
Louise Ballew & husband, Glenn of Harriman
Bobbie Guinn & husband, Billy Joe of Kingston
Johnnie Hixson of Ten Mile
Brother-in-law Carl Walker of Sweetwater
Special Friend Joyce West of Kingston
A host of extended family & friends.
The family would like to extend a special "thank you" to all of the staff at Signature Healthcare in Rockwood for their care and compassion for Wanda during her stay.
The family will receive friends 12:00-2:00 pm, Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Shiloh Baptist Church. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm, with Rev. Adrian Jones officiating. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the family ask everyone to please wear mask and keep the 6 ft. Social Distancing Rule. Interment will immediately follow the funeral service at Bethel-Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials May be made to Shiloh Baptist Church, 4242 Decatur Highway, Kingston, TN 37763. Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net.
Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all arrangements.
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