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Sharon Lou Hixson

Sharon Lou Hixson, age 66, of Wheaton, Missouri, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013, in Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Missouri.

She was born April 8, 1946, in Wichita, Kansas, the daughter of Blain and Louise Howson. On January 17, 1989, she was united in marriage to Clifford Dewayne “Wayne” Hixson, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Irene Hixson of Wheaton and one brother, Tim Howson of Oklahoma.

Preceding her in death were her parents and one sister.

Sharon grew up and received her education in Wichita, Kansas, where she graduated from high school and then attended Beauty College. For twenty years, she was employed as a nurse’s aid for St. John’s Hospital (now Mercy Hospital) in Joplin. She attended Solid Rock Baptist Church at Wheaton.

No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton.