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Samuel C. Hixon, Jr.

May 23, 1927 — January 4, 2023

Monroe

Samuel C. Hixon, Jr.

Funeral services for Mr. Samuel C. Hixon, Jr., 95, of Monroe, LA, will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, January 12, 2023, at First Baptist Church of Swartz, LA, with Pastor Scott Covington and Rev. Jarrett Fix officiating. Interment will follow in Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery in Monroe, LA, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home Sterlington Rd. Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at the church.

Mr. Hixon was born May 23, 1927 in Mangham, LA, and passed away January 4, 2023 in Swartz, LA.  He chose to serve his Lord and Savior at Swartz First Baptist Church, as both Sunday School teacher and Deacon, and was also member of the American Legion.  Mr. Hixon was a veteran of the United States Navy and served in World War II.

Mr. Hixon is preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Womack Hixon; daughter, Martha Covington; son, Tommy Hixon; grandson, Chris Hixon; father, Samuel C. Hixon, Sr.; mother, Viola Hixon; two sisters; and one brother.

Survivors include his daughters, Carol Smith of Swartz, LA, Pat Gulledge and husband Mike of Swartz, LA, and Barbara Andrews and husband Max of Bastrop, LA.

Pallbearers will be Sam Smith, Tracy Smith, Ben Gulledge, Max Andrews, Keith Andrews, Jared Covington, Mike Gulledge, and Paul David Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Deacons of Swartz First Baptist Church and Jim Glass’ Sunday School class.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to XMA Ministries at xmaonline.com

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Visitation

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Swartz

1983 LA-139, Monroe, LA 71203

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Funeral Service

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Swartz

1983 LA-139, Monroe, LA 71203

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Interment

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery

623 US-80, Monroe, LA 71203

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