JONESBOROUGH – Jeanette Hixson, 89, Greeneville, passed away Wednesday, July 10, at Four Oaks Healthcare Center.

Mrs. Hixson was born in Greene County and was a daughter of the late Guy Mitchell Sr. and Bessie Goodman Mitchell. She was also preceded in death by her husband: Minnis Hixson; a son: Dennis Hixson; nine brothers; and three sisters.

She was a member of Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Hixson loved baking, cooking and reading.

Survivors include a daughter: Tina (John) Bailey; a sister: Patricia Ricker; grandsons: Adam Knight, Christopher Hixson and Joshua Hixson; a granddaughter: Karen (Chad) Bryant; two great-grandchildren: Jacob Bryant and Chadlyn Bryant; and several nephews and nieces.

The family expressed special thanks to staff of Four Oaks Healthcare Center.

Memorial services will be Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Pastor Tammy Greene officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the church.

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