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 Albert Lorain Mixon

Albert Lorain Mixon

Birth
Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 5 Jan 1976 (aged 67)
Columbia, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Grayson, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 12140331 · View Source
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GRAYSON — Funeral services were today at 3:30 p.m. at Riser & Son Funeral Home chapel in Columbia for the former mayor of Grayson, Albert Loraine Mixon, 67.

Mr. Mixon, who had served as the Caldwell Parish community's mayor from 1956-64, died Monday at Caldwell Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.

The Rev. Oscar Bradford officiated at the services, with burial in the Welcome Home Cemetery in Grayson.

He was a graduate of Louisiana College, a teacher in the Caldwell Parish School System until 1942, a World War II veteran, Special Services officer, U.S.A.F. He retired in 1968 as a lieutenant colonel.

He was active in the Columbia Lions Club, a member of the American Legion and retired in 1968 from the mercantile business founded by the Mixon family.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Emma Ferguson Mixon of Grayson; and one sister, Mrs. Ethel Lee Rogers of Monroe.

Pallbearers will be Clifton Burns, Benny Cruse, Billy Childers, C. C. Minard, Louis Grant, Johnny James and Ken Harris.

Published in The Monroe News-Star (LA), Tuesday, January 6, 1976


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  • Created by: Ron Manley
  • Added: 23 Oct 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12140331
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Lorain Mixon (17 Apr 1908–5 Jan 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12140331, citing Welcome Home Cemetery, Grayson, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Ron Manley (contributor 46788603) .