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Wanda Hixson

October 24, 1929 ~ May 6, 2020 (age 90)

Obituary

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.
SURVIVORS

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

                                        Logan Reed

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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Services

Visitation
Saturday
May 9, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Shiloh Baptist Church
4242 Decatur Highway
Kingston, TN 37763

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 9, 2020

2:00 PM
Shiloh Baptist Church
4242 Decatur Highway
Kingston, TN 37763

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
May 9, 2020

Bethel - Fairview Cemetery

Kingston, TN 37763

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