Funeral   services   for    Mrs.  Opal  Lorean  Hix,   83,   of
Gainesboro, Tennessee,  will  be  held  at  11  A.M. on Monday,
June 25, 2007, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home
in  Gainesboro,   TN.   Burial  will  follow  in  the   John  L.  Clark
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson  County,

The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Sunday  from  4  P.M. – 9
P.M., and on Monday from 9 A.M. until time of services.

Mrs.  Hix  passed  away  on  Friday,  June  22,  2007,  at  the
Mabry Health Care and Rehab Center in Gainesboro, TN.
She was born February 10, 1924, in Jackson County, TN,  to
the late
Clay Swezea and Curlie Witcher Swezea. On August
9,  1941,  she  was  married  to  the  late  
Cordell  H.  Hix, who
passed away February 17, 1987.   She was retired from Nielsen
Moulding, and was a member of the  Gipson  Avenue Church of

In addition to her husband and parents,  she  was  preceded in
death by  
3 Brothers: Rue Lee Swezea, Willard Swezea, and
B. Dow Swezea.

Survivors include
1 Son and Daughter-in-law:  Bobby  and
Brenda Hix of Cookeville, TN;  
1  Daughter   and   Son-in-law:
Wanda and Jack Long of Gainesboro, TN;   
6  Grandchildren:
Tonya J. Long, Jack W. (Sue) Long, Jr.,  Kelly  Jo (Frankie) Hix,
Marcy (Nathan) Netherton,   Daniel  Lee  (Roxann)  Hix,   Daniel
Jacob Hix;  
6 Great-Grandchildren: Jackson Long, John Long,
Gunnar    Netherton,    Zachary    Netherton,    Cade   &   Collin
1 Brother:  Kenneth Swezea of Goodlettsville, TN;
Special Family Members: Patricia Stone and Kim Howard.

Bro. Hubert Jones will officiate at the services.
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