Carolyn Sue Atkins Hixon, 69, of Bean Station, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. She was saved at an early age at Thorn Hill Baptist Church. She loved animals, especially her beloved dog “Little Bit.”
She was preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Ina Bell Atkins; her husband, Jerry Hixon Sr.; sisters, Jean Cannon and Joyce Atkins; and brother, Hugh “Skin” Atkins.
She is survived by her son, Jerry Hixon Jr. and wife Amanda; grandchildren, Trey and Makenzie Hixon, and Raigan Wardwell; great-grandchild, Alex; siblings, Buddy (Julia) Atkins, Bill (Wilma) Atkins, Sue (Jim) Lowery, Sarah (Terrell) Metcalf, John (Nellie) Atkins, Frank (Linda) Atkins, Steve (Mary) Atkins, and Karen (Glenn) Mitchell; special nieces, Donna Smith and Patricia Rickman; and other beloved nieces, nephews, and family members.
The family will receive friends 4 – 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 26 at Clinch Valley American Christian Church in Thorn Hill, with funeral services to follow with Rev. Fred Oliver officiating. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, June 27 at Clinch Valley American Christian Church Cemetery.
Arrangements by Smith-Reagan Funeral Home