|Death: ||Feb. 1, 2011|
South Carolina, USA
Margaret Duckett Bixler, wife of the late Rev. Alfred L. Bixler, died February 1, 2011, at Martha Franks Retirement Home in Laurens, SC where she had lived for three years.
She was the daughter of Samuel L. and Lourene B. Duckett and a member of First Presbyterian Church in Clinton, SC. She will be remembered by her family and friends for many things, but especially for the genuine care and concern she always had for others, for her sense of humor, her sweet smile and her graceful manner. She spent her childhood years in Charlotte, NC, and graduated from Queens College. As the wife of a Presbyterian minister, she and her husband served pastorates in Florida, Tennessee, North Carolina, Alabama, South Carolina, West Virginia, and Georgia.
She is survived by a sister, Sara D. Pickard, of Charlotte, NC; three children, Linda Bixler Whitley and husband, Bruce of Greenville, SC, Alfred L. Bixler, Jr. and wife, Rita of Laurens, SC, and Margaret Leigh Bixler Dixon and husband, Danny of Louisburg, NC; six grandchildren, Alfred L. Bixler, III, and wife, Georgia of Charleston, SC, Christopher B. Whitley and wife, Ashley of Charlotte, NC, Rachael Dixon Beal and husband, Scott of Weisbaden, Germany, Cannon T. Bixler and wife, Jessica of Greenville, SC, Austin R. Whitley and wife, Lisa of Atlanta, GA, and Meagan Dixon Veach and husband, Tim of Louisburg, NC; and two great-grandchildren, Leighton Beal and Bronwynn Veach.
She was preceded in death by her husband; two sisters, Dorothy D. Pike and Sammie D. Elliot; and a brother, Tom Duckett.
Memorials may be made to Thornwell Home for Children, PO Box 60, Clinton, SC 29325.
Created by: Tonya Sapp Hames
Record added: Mar 09, 2011
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