Clifford Dewayne “Wayne” Hixson

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Clifford Dewayne “Wayne” Hixson, 81, of Wheaton, passed away Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, at Roaring River Health and Rehabilitation in Cassville.

He was born Feb. 15, 1939, in Muskogee, Okla., the son of William McKinley and May (Cole) Hixson. On Jan. 17, 1989, he was united in marriage to Sharon Howson, who preceded him in death on Jan. 19, 2013. Also preceding him in death were his parents; two sons, Joey and Johnny; three brothers, Guy, Gus and Orville; and three sisters, Betty, JoAnn and Carolyn.

Surviving are one daughter, Irene Hixson of Wheaton; one sister, Wilma Glover of Oklahoma; a half-sister, Teresa Arnold of Arkansas; three half-brothers, Darren Hixson of Powell, and Mike Hixson and Donald Hixson both of Arkansas; and two grandsons.

He grew up in Oklahoma, where he received his education. During his life he resided in various states working in the oil fields. He had also worked in construction and farmed. In 1989, he moved to Missouri to make his home.

Private services will be held on Aug. 20, in Pryor, Okla.

Cremation arrangements are under direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton.

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