James Taylor Hixson, Esquire
JAMES T. HIXSON DIES OF BLOOD POISONING
Esquire James Taylor Hixson, of Hixson, died yesterday morning at his home after
a few days illness of blood poisoning. Esquire
Hixson was one of the leading farmers of this section, and he had been prominent
in politics as well as agriculture here for many years.
He was connected with the administration of Sheriff Skillern, and served
two terms in the county court. He
was one of the first "trail-hitters" at the Billy Sunday services
which closed here last Sunday. Mr. Hixson was born in the north end of the
county and lived all of his life there. He
is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lilah Hixson, five daughters, Mrs. G. E. Liles,
Mrs. D. R. Hamill, and Misses Amy, Bessie, and Juanita, all of Hixson, and Mrs.
J. Waller, of Rockwood; three sons
Bernard, Creed, and Raymond; two brothers, Mell and Foster Hixson, and three
sisters, Mrs. A. H. Bailey, Mrs. J. Gibson, and Mrs. M. G. Elliott. Funeral services will be announced.