Hixson, Jane Alice Murphy

Monday, January 15, 2018
Jane Hixson
Jane Hixson

Jane Alice Murphy Hixson, died Sunday, January 14, 2018.

A native of Big Stone Gap, Va., the family moved to Chattanooga in 1950 and she graduated from UC.

She was preceded in death by her parents Edna and Earl Murphy and her brother, Tom Murphy.

She is survived by her husband, Reggie Hixson;  her sons and daughters-in-law, Tad and Anne Hixson,  Chris and Tracey Hixson, Patrick and Jane Hixson;  her grandchildren, Rob, Jay, Lida, Drew, Matt, Luke and Colin will miss her very much, as will her brother Jim Murphy;  her sisters-in-law, Sharon Hamilton and Linda Murphy; and her two nieces and two nephews.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 18, in the sanctuary of First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Avenue.

Memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity or to “The Centenary”(formerly called Inner City Ministry) of First-Centenary United Methodist Church.

The family will receive friends in the Narthex at First-Centenary United Methodist Church on Thursday, January 18, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share condolences to the family.

Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.



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