Loy Layne Hixson
Loy Layne Hixson died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2000, at a local nursing home. She was 95. She was a member of St. Marks United Methodist Church where she was teacher of the children's classes and was treasurer of the Dye-Wesley class.
She taught kindergarten at Northside Neighborhood House and worked in the PTA.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Washington Hixson.
Survivors include a son, Everett L. Hixson, Chattanooga; daughters, Shirley H. Harper, Chattanooga, and Gaynell H. Smith, Rocky Face, Ga.; sister, Blanche Turner, Whitwell, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. Andy Sneed and the Rev. Sullins Lamb officiating.
Burial will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be today from 4 to 7 p.m. and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the church.
December 1, 200 Chattanooga Times Free Press. Death date November 30, 2000.
Loy Lane Hixson was born about 1905. She married George Washington Hixson who was the son of Colonel Anderson Hixson and Zena Louvenia Elizabeth Alexander of Sequatchie Co., TN. Her son Everett L. Hixson married Shirley Louise Griffin in 1953.