Adeline Lewis Hixson
Mrs. Adeline Lewis Hixson, 88, a lifelong resident of Hixson, where she had long been known as Granny died at her home early yesterday morning.
She was a member of the Hixson Methodist Church. She was a bride during the War Between the States, having married an officer in the Union Army.
Surviving are seven sons, E., J. H., Charles, Timothy, Wheeler, Joe and Frank. Three daughters, Mrs. J. W. Gooden, Mrs. Monroe Vandergriff, of Hixson, and Mrs. Bob Ables, of Rockwood; sixty-two grandchildren and eighty-six great-grand children. Funeral services will be held from the Hixson Methodist Church at 2 o'clock this afternoon, the Revs. J. G. Blessingame and J. L. Patterson officiating. Interment will be in Hixson cemetery. Pallbearers will be Active: Houston, Elmer, Luther, Dan and Howard Hixson, Floyd Gooden, Lee Vandergriff, and Howard Bales, all grandsons. Honorary: Allele Hixson, Dan Pots, P. W. Phipps, Hick Hamill, Henley Shannon, and George Hixson. Coulter's will be in charge.
March 3, 1934. Death date March 2, 1934.
Elizabeth Adeline Lewis Hixson was born 5 June 1848 in Daisy, TN, daughter of John Lewis of North Carolina and her mother is thought to be Elizabeth Swafford. She married during the midst of the Civil War on 3 April 1864 at Falling Water to Timothy Stringfield Hixson, son of Ephraim Hixson, Jr., and Margaret Hixson Hixson.