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Carolyn Sue Atkins Hixon, age 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 is 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 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Clinch Valley American Christian Church in Thorn Hill, with funeral services to follow. Rev. Fred Oliver will officiate the services. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Clinch Valley American Christian Church Cemetery.