Ruth Helen McVicar Mixon

Ruth Helen McVicar Mixon passed away, Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at the age of88 years, 3 months and 29 days. She was born January 15, 1925, in Alpena, Michigan, the daughter of John Frederick McVicar and Charlotte Elizabeth Christian McVicar. Ruth married Denver Edward Mixon on December 4, 1943 in Alpena, Michigan. Soon after their marriage, they moved to Kenedy, Texas where they lived for twenty-five years, then later moved to San Antonio, Texas in 1968. After 60 years of marriage, Denver preceded her in death.

Survivors include three sons and daughter-in-laws, Denver and Phyllis Mixon of Doss, Texas, Jim and Carrie Mixon of Coleman, Texas, and Larry and Patty Mixon of San Antonio, Texas. She is also survived by five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Ruth worked as a bookkeeper most of her adult life and was involved in numerous school and civic activities. She had many artistic talents. Two of her best were oil painting and sewing. Her hobbies included reading, playing “42” with friends, entertaining and hunting.

Visitation began, Monday May 20, 2013 at 9:00 A.M., and funeral services began at 11:00 A.M., Monday in the Eisenhauer Road Baptist Church, San Antonio Texas with Rev. Dan Marshall officiating. Interment followed at 3:00 P.M., in the Kenedy Cemetery, Kenedy, Texas.

Ruth’s family extends heartfelt thanks to the staff of Morning Star Memory Care and also HCM Hospice for their love, kindness, and support.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to HCM Hospice, P.O. Box 835, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624 or to the charity of your choice.