Thomas Joshua Mixon, 77, of Sanderson died Friday, January 20, 2012. He was born in Baxter to the late Thomas and Gracie Anderson Mixon. He was a member of Lenox Avenue Church of God in Jacksonville Mr. Mixon was a retired truck driver with Interstate Bakery. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with family and friends. He was preceded in death by his son Paul Noles.
Survivors include wife Betty Mixon; sons Mickey (Rainie) Mixon, Darvin (Deneese) Mixon, Ray (Jennifer) Mixon; daughters Debbie (R.D.) Padgett, Lanette (Buddy) Goodin, Kathy Mixon, Kimberly (Shawn) Davies, Lisa (Hughey) Cook, Kristina Kirkland, and Margaret Mixon; brother Joe E. Mixon; sisters Virginia FontainSantago and Jean Singletary; 21 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and many other family members and friends.
The funeral service was held Tuesday, January 24 at 1 pm at the Baldwin Church of God with Rev. Clyde Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Taylor Cemetery. Forbes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.