OBITUARY: Mary Ruth Mixon


Mary Ruth Mixon, age 84 of Dickson, TN passed away on Friday, February 23, 2024.

Born on September 12, 1939, Mary Ruth’s life was defined by her dedication to her family and her passion for cooking. She was a true matriarch, finding joy in spending time with her loved ones and creating delicious meals to bring them together. Her role as a mother was central to her identity, and she poured her heart and soul into nurturing and caring for her children.

Mary’s life was a testament to kindness, strength, and selflessness. Her love for her family knew no bounds, and she poured her heart and soul into creating a warm and nurturing home for her loved ones. Mary’s dedication to her role as a mother was truly remarkable, and her children were the center of her universe.

In addition to being a loving mother, Mary was also admired for her strong work ethic. She approached every task with determination and perseverance, setting an example for those around her. Her commitment to hard work was evident in everything she did.

In her free time, Mary Ruth could often be found in the kitchen, whipping up hearty meals for her family to enjoy. Her culinary skills were unmatched, and she took great pride in sharing her creations with those she loved.

Mary Ruth’s love for classic TV shows like “The Waltons,” “Little House on the Prairie,” and “Days of Our Lives” was a testament to her nostalgic spirit and appreciation for simpler times. These shows brought her comfort and joy, reflecting the values she held dear.

Mary Ruth Mixon will be deeply missed by all who knew her. She leaves behind a legacy of love, strength, and unwavering dedication to family. May her memory live on in the hearts of those who were touched by her kindness and grace.

Visitation will begin on Saturday, February 24, 2024 from 4:30 PM until 7:00 PM and will continue on Sunday, February 25, 2024 from 11:00 AM – until time of services. Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 PM on Sunday, February 25, 2024 from the Chapel of Spann Funeral Home with Bro. James Green officiating.

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Interment will follow at the Coleman-Tatum Cemetery.

Survived by:
William Puckett (Treva) of Dickson, TN
Debra Field (Steve) of Dickson, TN
Rosie Seyler of Dickson, TN
Susie Adams of Dickson, TN
Tammy Daugherty of Dickson, TN
Gail Mixon of Dickson, TN
Peggy Tinsley (Louis)
Lloyd Hall (Connie)
Dicky Hall
Harry Hall
14 Grandchildren
32 Great Grandchildren
6 Great Great Grandchildren
As well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by:
Parents: Merle and Mary Hall
Children: Sarah Nell, Bobby Joe Puckett, and David Wayne Hall
Brother: Junior Hall
Sister: Patricia Wall

Arrangements by Spann Funeral Home & Cremation Services (615) 446-1123


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