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Jeanne Mallard Hix, 66,

Jeanne Mallard Hix, 66,

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 loving husband of 34½ years, Ron Hix; sons, Zachary A. Hix (Elizabeth) of Leicester and Joshua R. Hix (Amber) of Fletcher; grandchildren, Colton A. Hix, Canyon A. Hix, Hugh H. Hix and Henry R. Hix; sister, Diane Mallard Tate (Bill) of Lexington; brother, Robbie Mallard of Lexington; eleven nieces and nephews and six grandnephews and nieces.
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), 161 Bradley Branch Rd., Arden, NC 28704.

To offer online condolences and to view the complete obituary, please visit Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.