November 23, 1942 ~ January 17, 2016
Shirley Dingler Hixon, age 73, of Norcross, GA went to be with her Lord on Sunday, January 17, 2016. She is finally home. Let the celebration begin. Shirley was a graduate of Stone Mountain High School and later became a supervisor for Gwinnett County Public Schools Transportation, retiring after 22 years of service. She was a member of the old River of Life Church in Lilburn, then switched to Victory World Church in Buford (formerly Destiny Church). Shirley is also known for the Prayer & Praise Hour Prison Ministry with her husband, George. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, George Norwood Hixon; father, George Holland Dingler; mother, Myrtle Jackson Dingler; and brother, George Marion Dingler. She is survived by her daughter, Marsha Hixon Stanford & husband, Gene; and granddaughter, Ashton Brooke Stanford. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel with interment following at Gwinnett Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00 pm, Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.