Obituaries for Wed., Sept. 17, 2014

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 17, 2014


Mrs. Mary Ella Grimes Hixon, 93, of Red Level, passed away Fri., Sept. 12, 2014, at Andalusia Hospital.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sun., Sept. 14, at Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Carl Douglass officiating. Interment followed in River Falls Cemetery.

Mrs. Hixon was retired from T & H Contracting Co. where she worked for more than 55 years.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Marianne and Jim Phillips of Pine Mountain, Ga., and Kim and Jerry Howell of Red Level; seven grandchildren, Jason (Jill) Phillips, Todd (Carol) Phillips, Anne (Robby) Williams, Jonathan Pebworth, Lauren Lawson, Beth (Kevin) Covin, and Katie (Jake) Poole; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Elizabeth Wise of Andalusia; and one brother and sister-in-law, Walter and Dorothy Grimes of Auburn.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Jason Phillips, Todd Phillips, Jonathan Pebworth, Kevin Covin, Robby Williams and Ted Grimes.

In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be made to any charity of choice.

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