Hixie Pickens died July 12 in Atlanta at the age of 92. She was born July 31, 1929 in Sawyerville to the late Willie Parker and Hixie Bell Smooth Parker. She confessed hope in Christ at an early age and joined Jackson Chapel CME Church, where she served faithfully until her health failed.
Visitation was be held Friday, July 22 from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m. at Agnew Funeral Home Chapel in Greensboro. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 23 at 11:00 a.m. at Agnew Funeral Home Chapel in Greensboro with interment following at the Pickens Cemetery in Sawyerville.