Jeanne Mallard Hix, 66, of Mills River went home to be with the Lord Saturday, February 25, 2017 at CarePartners Solace Center in Asheville.
Born in Lexington, NC, she was the daughter of the late Robert Anthony and Zelma Alexander Mallard. Jeanne was also preceded in death by her sister, Kathy Floyd.
She received her training from Moses H. Cone Memorial and retired as a radiological technologist. A member of First Baptist Church of Hendersonville, Jeanne taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School for the Children’s Ministry and was involved with the Women’s Ministry and other ministries at multiple churches.
She is survived by her Beloved Husband of 34 years, Ronald Lynn Hix; Cherished Children, Zachary Alexander & Elizabeth Miller Hix and Joshua Richards & Amber McLennan Hix; Treasured Grandchildren, Colton Alexander Hix, Canyon Asher Hix, Hugh Hudson Hix and Henry Richards Hix; Lifelong Playmates, Kathy Mallard Floyd (deceased), Diane Mallard Tate and Robbie Mallard; Adored Nieces and Grandnieces, Amanda Rose Davis, Katina Floyd Pressley, Anna Grace Tate, Lauren Harmon DuBose, Erin Harmon Fox and Harmon Leigh Fox*; Precious Nephews and Grandnephews*, James Clifton Davis, Gabriel Seth Hartman, Daniel Paul Hix, Lucas Broughton Mallard, Dylan Thomas Hix, Elijah Robert Mallard, David Ethan DuBose*, Zebulon Robert Pressley*, Michael Cooper DuBose*, Zander Paul Pressley*, and Gideon Phillip Fox*.
A memorial service will be held at 2 PM Saturday at First Baptist Church of Hendersonville. Pastor Steve Scoggins will officiate. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain Area Pregnancy Services of Asheville, 1710 Old Haywood Rd., Asheville, NC 28806, or to the Evangelism Explosion–Project #1568 (Robert Powell-Restricted Fiji), PO Box 753, Arden, NC 28704.