Funeral services for Mr. Ray O. Hix, 91, of Gainesboro,
Tennessee, will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, September
27, 2014, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Rob Draper Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 P.M. – 8
P.M., and Saturday from 9:30 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at his
residence in the Flynns Lick community.
He was born December 21, 1922, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Winton L. Hix and Zula Odum Hix. On April 30, 1946, he
was married to Margaret Haile Hix, who survives. He was a
farmer and former owner of Hix Brothers Tractor Service.
He was a member of the Flynns Creek Church of Christ,
where he served as an Elder for over 50 years. He was a
graduate of Jackson County High School, and an active
member of the Black Angus Cattle Association and the Jackson
County Cattleman's Association.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Brother: Alvin A. Hix.
Survivors include his Wife: Margaret Haile Hix of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Daughter: Cathey Hix (Gerry) Brown of
Parker, CO; 1 Granddaughter: Jessica Brown (Malcolm) Young
of Arvada, CO; and 3 Sisters: Violet Loftis of Cookeville, TN,
Frances Shelby of Madison, TN, and Mattie Lou Hunter of
Madison, TN. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Bro. Mike Fox will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Alzheimer's Association by contacting the funeral home.
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