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John Gordon Mixon, 1924-2019


Last updated 4/10/2019 at 8:57am

John Mixon

John Gordon Mixon, of Harrisburg, AR, formerly of Lake Wales, departed this life Sunday, April 7, 2019, at the Woodbriar Nursing Home in Harrisburg, at the age of 94.

He was born May 9, 1924 in Adel, Georgia, the son of the late Lewis Thomas Mixon and Mittie Frances Lovette Mixon.

John moved to Harrisburg in 1985 and married Zuma Nixon Owens on March 10, 1986 and they enjoyed 14 years before her death in 2000. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Army. He was honorably discharged in 1946. While serving his country he was awarded the EAME Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars, the...

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