James Hugo Mixon

Published 8:43 am Monday, January 7, 2013

James Hugo Mixon, 86, of Atmore, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1 in Atmore.

He was born Dec. 2, 1926 in Bermuda to the late William Jackson and Sallie Mack Higdon Mixon. He served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to1946. He worked at Flomaton Shoe Shop from 1948 to 1997 and at Atmore Memorial Chapel Funeral Home from 1997 to 2011. He was a member of Presley Street Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Deloris Mixon, of Atmore; a son, Dr. Christopher Mixon and wife Patricia of Nashville; a brother, Quinton Mixon of Excel and two grandsons, Aaron and Hugh, of Nashville.

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Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 4 at 2 p.m. from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Grindle officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 4 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Pallbearers will be James Gulsby, Rudolph Gulsby Tim Mixon, Mike Luker, Dennis Mixon and Michael Mixon.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.