Funeral services for Mrs. Charlene Spurlock Hix, 80, of
Cookeville, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Thursday,
September 3, 2009, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland
Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the
New Salem Cemetery in the New Salem community of Jackson
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6 P.M. –
9 P.M., and Thursday from 12 Noon until time of services.
Mrs. Hix passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2009, at
Masters Health Care Center in Algood, TN.
She was born January 1, 1929, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Doctor Jordan and Ethel Bilbrey Spurlock. On April
3, 1950, she was married to the late Ray Douglas Hix, who
passed away May 2, 1976. She was a health care worker, a
member of the Jefferson Ave. Church of Christ, and a long term
member of the New Salem Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 1 Brother and Sister-in-Law: Marshall E. and
Irene Spurlock; and 1 Sister: Nell Fowler Gibson.
Survivors include 2 Daughters: Katherine (Robert) Ramsey
and Carolyn (Tommy) Copeland, all of Cookeville, TN; 3
Grandchildren: Robert Douglas Ramsey, Benjamin Thomas
Copeland, and Samuel Jordan Copeland, all of Cookeville, TN;
2 Nieces: Nancy Kile and Virginia Potts; 1 Great-Nephew:
Tony Pharris; and 1 Great-Niece: Lee Anne Dennis.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Doyle Wilmoth will officiate at
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