Jerry MIxon

Jerry L. Mixon

Jerry L. Mixon, 79, of Darien, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 10 AM, at Chapman Funeral Chapel with Brother Miles Mixon officiating.  Interment will follow at Whispering Pines Cemetery, with Brad Thomas, Bryan Mixon, Zack Mixon, James McKinzie, Byron Brazell, and John Thomas serving as active pallbearers, and McIntosh County Board of Education Transportation and Maintenance Department serving as honorary pallbearers.  The family will be receiving friends from 6:00 until 8:00 Friday evening at Chapman Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Mixon is survived by his wife, Tammy Mixon, children, Gerald Mixon, Heath Mixon (Kim), Dylan Mixon, Misty Thomas (John), and Kylie Mixon, all of Darien, Brenda Boyer (Chris) of Aiken, SC, Becky Blocker (Ed) of Bainbridge, Step-Children, Ben Strickland, Riley Strickland, and Stephanie Douglas, all of Jesup, grandchildren, Daniel Owen, Summer Schroeder, Nick Blocker, Dillon Blocker, Sydney Mixon, Tucker Mixon, Zack Mixon, Bryan Mixon, Miles Mixon, Brad Thomas, and Malorie Thomas, great grandchildren, Briley Schroeder, Tinley Schroeder, and Urijah Mixon.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace and Daisy Hart Mixon, a brother, Johnny Mixon, and a sister, Dorothy Blankenship.

Mr. Mixon was born July 9, 1939 in Statesboro, GA to Horace and Daisy Hart Mixon.  He had lived in McIntosh County for more than 50 years, working with the McIntosh County Board of Education in Maintenance and Transportation, and was a member of Crescent Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions are requested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

Chapman Funeral Chapel & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.