|Birth: ||Feb. 7, 1943|
|Death: ||Jul. 20, 2010|
Gwendolyn Arlene Taylor Hixson, 67, died Wednesday, July 20, 2010, quietly at home in The Dalles after a prolonged illness under the loving care of her personal friend, Fran Yuhas, MD.
She was born Feb. 7, 1943, in Oakland, Ark., to Thomas E. and Brooxie (Hogan) Taylor. Her early years were spent on the family farm at Gainsville, Mo. The family moved to Kansas City, Kan., and she started college classes for nursing. She graduated from Trinity Lutheran School of Nursing in Kansas City in 1964.
She married Donald E. Hixson Jr. in 1965 at her Lutheran Church in Kansas City. To this union two children were born, Donald E. Hixson III and Stefanie Susanne. Gwen and her family moved to The Dalles in 1973 and she continued her nursing career at MCMC, Valley Vista and the Oregon Veteran's Home.
She is survived by her husband, Donald; her son, Don; her daughter, Stefie; three grandsons; three granddaughters; her sister, Dru Webster, as well as extended family and friends.
A graveside service will be Friday, July 30 at 2pm at Odd Fellows Cemetery Three Mile Road with Rev. George Clark officiating. Spencer Libby and Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
.............Kindly added by Diana Ezelle
Park Lawn Cemetery
Created by: columbiagypsy
Record added: Oct 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60029962
For my friend's mama...|
Added: Oct. 15, 2011