Hixson-Hixon Family Reunion Saturday, October 13

Monday, October 8, 2012

The annual Hixson-Hixon family reunion will be held Saturday, October 13, 2012 beginning at 11am EDT. The event will be held at Hixson United Methodist Church, 5301 Old Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343.

Lunch will be at 1:00pm. Please bring covered dishes to share buffet-style.

The annual reunion provides an opportunity to socialize, enjoy favorite foods, and learn more about the family history. Please bring your photographs, scrapbooks, and other family history or genealogical information to display.

Reunion Committee: Henry Hoss, Chairman, Tel. 423-899-1537, E-mail: Henry@bartohoss.com, Address: 5751 Uptain Road, Suite 100, Chattanooga, TN 37411, Erma Baker 423-843-3436, Sarah Doyle, Sandy Hill 423-751-2149, Linda Hixon 423-870-8575, Gayle Hixson 423-842-8429, Bill and Alwayna Hixson 423-451-0060 and Steve Hixson.

 


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