Obituary of Wilma Hix
Wilma Hix, 89, of Clinton, Missouri, died Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at her home near Clinton.
She was born January 30, 1930, in Horton, Kansas, the daughter of William Lincoln Doyle and Lettie Mae (Stewart) Doyle. On February 11, 1955, in Kansas City, Mo., she married Von Gerald Hix and he preceded her in death on June 17, 2018.
While living in the Kansas City area, Wilma worked for brief times at both Montgomery Wards and Western Electric in Lee’s Summit. She also did baby sitting in her home. But her greatest love and vocation was taking care of her home and family. Von and Wilma moved back to the Clinton area in 1989 to enjoy retirement. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Clinton, and was a member of the WMU group of the church. She was also a member of the former Golden Valley Bluegrass Association and had volunteered with Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief. She enjoyed gardening and flowers, canning vegetables, sewing, quilting, and enjoying the activities of her grandchildren.
Survivors include 2 sons, David Hix (Carol) of Harrisonville, Mo.; and Paul Hix (Penny) of Amoret, Mo.; 7 grandchildren, Emily Hix, Kyle Hix, Keegan Hix, Heather Troyer Murray, Vanessa Troyer, Megan Troyer, and Cameron Hook; 3 great-grandchildren, Tyler Troyer, Kaden Murray and Ariyana Young; a sister, Laverna Mae Siercks, North Kansas City, Mo.; 4 brothers-in-law, Hoyt Hix (Sammie) of Independence, Mo., Ronnie Hix of Windsor, Mo., Ron White of Worthington, Minnesota, and Claire Reed of Buffalo, Mo.; 5 sisters-in-law, Virgie Harms of Windsor, Mo., Patsy Cox (Bill) of Leeton, Mo., and Kay Cox (Gerald) of Leeton, Mo., Gwen Hix of Warrensburg, Mo., and Patty Hix of Coulee Dam, Washington; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to her husband Von, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Russell L. Doyle and William L. “Bill” Doyle; 2 sisters, Virginia Boudreau and Madeliene Harms; 4 brothers-in-law, Keith Hix, Dale Hix, Dwight Hix, and Stanley Hix; and 3 sisters-in-law, Phyllis Deardeuff, Shirley Reed and Marilyn White.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor, with Rev. Randy Shipman officiating. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. before the service at the funeral home. The family suggests contributions to Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief and contributions may be made in care of the funeral home.