Margaret Mixson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

by | April 19, 2016 11:18 am

Mrs. Margaret Mixson, 83, of Bamberg Highway, Hampton, entered into eternal rest Friday, April 15, 2016 at her residence. She was the widow of the late Eli Mixson, Jr., to whom she was married for 60 years.

Funeral services were held 3 pm, Sunday, April 17, 2016 at The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home, Varnville-Hampton Chapel. Pastor Don Davis officiated. Interment followed in Sand Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Ben Rushing, Doug Mixson, Jr., David Mixon, Matthew Mixon, Walter Yeisley, Jr., Daniel Yeisley, Greg Mixson, Jr. and Larry Barnes.

Born November 6, 1932 in Varnville, she was a daughter of the late Wyman and Alma Ulmer Mixson. She was a housewife and attended Grace Baptist Church. Mrs. Mixson was a woman who loved the Lord, her family and friends. She will be remembered as a devoted wife, momma, MaMa and friend.

Surviving are: her children, Joan Rushing (Gene) of Estill, Harrison Mixson (Lynn) of Fairfax, Douglas Mixson (Ruth) of Ashton, Janet Mixon (William) of Grays, Karen Yeisley (Walter) of Grays, Gregory Mixson (Jessica) of Hampton, and Kent Mixson (Gale) of Tennessee; and sisters, Rita Bridges of Hampton, Betty Heape (James) of Varnville, and Annie Lou Mixson of Sheldon. She had 17 grandchildren; and 21 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 2 sisters and 4 brothers.

The family would like to thank The Hospice Care of South Carolina team for their excellent care.

ARRANGEMENTS: THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, VARNVILLE – HAMPTON CHAPEL, 1074 Yemassee Highway, Varnville, 803.943.5016. Visit the guestbook online at: www.briceherndonfuneralhome.com .


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  1. Comment by Ken Pruett

    April 28, 2016 at 9:35 am

    To the children of Eli and Margaret, I’m so sorry for your loss. Your Dad worked for me at Edisto Lumber Company for many years. He was a good honest worker and took a Christian stand everyday. I know you will miss your mom very much but I also know that you children will always cherish and love them. Keep looking up to the Lord Jesus Christ. May God give you comfort and peace in this time. Ken Pruett

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