Barbara Mixen

Friday, September 7, 2001

COBDEN, Ill. -- Barbara Jane Mixen, 75, of Pomona, Ill., formerly of Cobden, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born April 24, 1926, in Murphysboro, Ill., daughter of Frank and Ossie Keeley Parker. She and James O. "Chub" Mixen were married March 22, 1947, in Piggott, Ark. He died Feb. 25, 1991.

Mixen retired as a CNA from Union County Hospital. She was a member of VFW Auxiliary in Anna, Ill.

Survivors include a daughter, Susie Sanders of Pomona; and two grandsons.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and a sister.

Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Cobden Cemetery, with the Rev. Clifford Heil officiating.

Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home at Cobden is in charge of arrangements.