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Obituary of Calloway D. MIXON (1857-1941)

(from the Evergreen Courant newspaper, Evergreen, Conecuh County, AL; 20 Nov 1941)


Aged Burnt Corn Man Found Dead In Bed

C. D. MIXON, 87, well known and respected citizen of Burnt Corn was found dead in bed Saturday by members of his family. He had been in failing health for a number of years.
Mr. MIXON was born and reared at Skinnerton and lived there particularly all of his life. During his active years he was one of that section's most successful and substantial farmers. He was a life long member of the Methodist Church.
He was married three times. First to Miss Louise COOK, next to Miss Mary V. HARDEE and to Miss Minnie HAWSEY who survives him. Three children born of the first union, two of which survive, M. C. MIXON of New York City and Mrs. George C. STAMPS of Evergreen. Dr. C. W. MIXON of Elba died a few years ago. He is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. M. J. COKER, Port Arthur, Texas and Mrs. J. M. SHOFNER, Lakeland, Fla.
Funeral services were help Sunday at 3 P. M. from Mt. Pleasant Church with Rev. C. Ellis officiating. Cope Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Pall bearers were: J. F. B. Lowrey, Albert Skinner, A. O. Salter, Buck Lowrey, Sam Morris and Alvin Salter.