Mr. David Dorsey Hix, age 72, of Jefferson, died Sunday, April 7, 2013.
Mr. Hix was born in Madison County, son of the late Buford Hix and Lottie Williams Hix McElroy. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving aboard the USS Hornet. He retired from General Times in Athens as a machinist and was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his first wife, Peggy Collins Hix.
Survivors include: his wife, Neta Payne Hix; daughters, Jenni (Steve) Cunningham, Dana (Bud) Kinney, and Gail (Ricky) Messer; sister, Wanda (Larry) Horne; grandchildren, Kevin Kinney, Kaitlin and John David Cunningham, Austin Messer, Ched and Charlie McClure; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 10 at 2 p.m. at Bethany United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike McLemore and Minister Tom Plank officiating. Interment will follow at Jackson Memorial Park with those honored as pallbearers being, Shane Cobb, Tommy Horne, Scott Williams, Nelson Brock, Buster Shirley, Chris Shirley, Jake Shirley and Lee Brock. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 9 from 5 – 8 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home.
Flowers are optional or donations may be made the Bethany United Methodist Church General Fund, 4659 Brockton Road, Jefferson, Ga. 30549
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in BarrowCountyNews from Apr. 8 to May 7, 2013