Marion Lee MIXON Cynthia Ann MIXON Vester Morgan MIXON Rosalind Gail MIXON Rusty Ray MIXON Living MIXON Living MIXON Living MIXON Living MIXON Myrtle Lucille BRINKLEY Mini tree diagram
Vester Morgan MIXON

Vester Morgan MIXON2,3,4,9,6,5,10,11,8,1,12,12

also known as 1

28th May 19122,3,4,5,1 - 9th Sep 19811

Life History

28th May 1912

Born in Bivins, Cass, Texas.2,3,4,5,1


Educated 8th grade education WDAGO Form 100 1945 US Army record in possession of family in Black Diamond, Miller, Arkansas.1


Resident Rural Cass County;  Source is the 1940 Census in Cass County, Texas.1

1st Apr 1940

Resident Fort Sill Military Reservation in Elgin, Comanche, Oklahoma.1

8th Oct 1940

Resident Reenlistment Ft. Sill OK U.S. Army records in possession of family in Oklahoma.4,1

8th Mar 1942

Resident Fort Jackson;  source is letter to Nancy Elizabeth Mixon Maddox in Richland County, South Carolina.1

8th Aug 1942

Married Myrtle Lucille BRINKLEY in Huntsville, Madison, Alabama.9,11

8th Aug 1942

Resident Camp Forrest;  Listed as residence on marriage license in possesion of family in Tullahoma, Coffee, Tennessee.1

5th Sep 1942

Resident Camp Forrest;  Source is letter to Nancy Elizabeth Mixon Maddox in Tullahoma, Coffee, Tennessee.1

11th Apr 1943

Birth of son Marion Lee MIXON in Fort Jackson, Richland, South Carolina.13,1,14

11th Apr 1943

Resident U. S. Army Family info and birth cert of Marion L. Mixon in Fort Jackson, Richland, South Carolina.1

10th Mar 1944

Birth of daughter Cynthia Ann MIXON in Camp Wolters, Palo Pinto, Texas.15,10,16,1

5th Dec 1944

Resident Exact location uncertain; Source is a postcard to Nancy Elizabeth Mixon Maddox in England, UK.1

21st Dec 1944

Military: US Army German POW WWII. US Army records/Letter from War Department/Western Union Telegraph/family records and research. in Germany.1

between 1945 and 1948

Resident 702 Liberty;  source is family records in Weatherford, Parker, Texas.1

22nd Mar 1945

Birth of son Vester Morgan MIXON in Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas.12,17,18,1


Resident Ft Sill in Elgin, Comanche, Oklahoma.1

15th Sep 1949

Resident 578th Ordinance Company,  Marianas-Bonins Command; Source is Travel Orders. Family records in possession of Marion L. Mixon in Marianas Islands.1

Jan 1950

Resident Marianas- Bonins Command;  Source is US Army Education Program Certificate.  Family records in possesion of Marion L. Mixon in Marianas Islands.1


Resident City Directory, Oklahoma City, 1952; residence 306 N. 19th St in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Territory.8

between 1953 and 1956

Resident Family Record, Marion L Mixon; his Army BIRLS file shows that these dates were between his first reinlistment discharge in 1945 and his second reinlistment. in 1958; but birth-death cert of his son born in France indicates he was a Sergeant in the US Army in France.7,4,1

8th Jul 1953

Birth of daughter Rosalind Gail MIXON in Weatherford, Parker, Texas.10,2,1

10th Jul 1953

Death of daughter Rosalind Gail MIXON in Weatherford, Parker, Texas.19,2,1

10th Jul 1953

Died in Parker County, Texas.1

(less likely)

10th Nov 1955

Birth of son Rusty Ray MIXON in Verdun, Meuse, Lorraine, France.7,1

10th Nov 1955

Death of son Rusty Ray MIXON in Verdun, Meuse, Lorraine, France.7,1

between 1956 and 1962

Resident US Army Family Records in Copperas Cove, Coryell, Texas.1

between 1962 and 1963

Resident Family records in Garner, Parker, Texas.1

between 1963 and 1966

Resident Family records in Cool, Parker, Texas, USA.1

between 1966 and 1967

Resident Family records in Doyline, Webster, Louisiana.1

between 1967 and 1968

Resident Family records in Roddessa, Caddo, Louisiana.1

between 1968 and 1970

Resident Family records in Vivian, Caddo, Louisiana, United States of America.1

8th Sep 1979

Resident Last residence was Rodessa, LA. Died while being cared for at Hosp Ft Hood, TX. Son Marion L. Mixon was stationed at Fort Hood with the US Army. in Roddessa, Caddo, Louisiana.1

22nd Oct 1979

Resident in Roddessa, Caddo, Louisiana.1

22nd Oct 1979

Divorced from Myrtle Lucille BRINKLEY in Cumberland County, North Carolina.2,6


Resident Home at time of death; Family info, Marion L Mixon in Roddessa, Caddo, Louisiana.1

9th Sep 1981

Died in Killeen, Bell. Texas.2,3,4,5,1

(most likely)

Acute Respiratory Arrest, due to small cell carcinoma of the lung;

12th Sep 1981

Buried in Rodessa, Caddo, Louisiana.2,6,5,1

Other facts


Social Security number 432-07-4083.1


Birth of daughter Living MIXON


Birth of daughter Living MIXON


Birth of daughter Living MIXON


Birth of son Living MIXON


  • Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800-1969
    Vester M Mixon
    Marriage 8 Aug 1942 Madison County, Alabama
    Source information Alabama Center for Health Statistics

    U.S., Departing Passenger and Crew Lists, 1914-1965
    Mixon, Myrtle L (Sgt Vester M, Army) 40 F
    Mixon, Marion L 11yrs 4 mos M
    Mixon, Cynthia A  10yrs 5 mos F
    Mixon, Vester M, Jr 9yrs 5mos M
    Mixon, Joyce 7yrs 2mos F
    Mixon, Sandra K 5yrs 5mos F
    Mixon, Melinda 2yrs F
    Departure Age   10-5
    Birth Date abt 1944
    Departure 3 Sep 1954 New York, New York, USA
    TRANSOCEAN AIR LINES, Flight Number 3 E IDFR177/03
    Embarkation Idlewild, New York
    Destination Frankfurt, Germany
    ultimate destination Toul, France

    U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
    Vester Mixon
    Birth 28 May 1912
    Death 9 Sep 1981
    SSN 432074083
    Enlistment Date 1 8 Oct 1940
    Release Date 1 4 Oct 1945
    Enlistment Date 2 25 Mar 1958
    Release Date 2 30 Apr 1961

    North Carolina Divorce Index, 1958-2004
    Vestor Mixon
    Spouse's Name Lucille Mixon
    Divorce 22 Oct 1979 Cumberland County

    Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982
    Vester Morgan Mixon
    Residence 52701-2 Pima Court, Fort Hood, Bell, Texas
    Birth 28 May 1913 Louisiana
    Divorced Caucasian (White) Male
    Father Julius Mixon, Mother Eula Johnson
    Age at Death 68
    Death 9 Sep 1981 Darnall Army Command Hospital, Precinct 4, Bell County, Texas
    Cause of death Acute Respiratory Arrest, due to small cell carcinoma of the lung
    Burial 12 September 1981 Mt Gilliam [Gilead] Cemetery, Rodessa, Louisiana, by Crawford Bower Funeral Home
    Filed 10 September 1981, Filed State 26 October 1981

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Vester Mixon
    Born 28 May 1912
    Died Sep 1981
    SSN 432-07-4083 issued Arkansas (Before 1951)

    Vester Morgan Mixon
    Birth May 28, 1912 Bivins, Cass County, Texas
    Death Sep. 9, 1981 Killeen, Bell County, Texas

    Graveside services for Vester Morgan Mixon, 69, of Killenn, Texas with full military honors were held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery near Vivian. Mixon, died Wednesday in the Fort Hood Army Hospital following a long illness.

    Burial will be under the direction of the Crawford Funeral Home in Killeen with McGuire Funeral Home in Vivian assisting. Mixon was born May 12, 1912 at Bivins, Texas. He was a verteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. He retired as an Army Staff Sgt. from Fort Hood in 1961, following 21 years of active service.

    Survivors include three sons, Vester M. Mixon, Jr. of Whitman, Texas, Marion L. Mixon of Fort Hood, Texas, and Arvil Ray Mixon of Fort Polk; four daughters, Mrs. Cynthia A. Bean of Newland, NC, Mrs. Beverly J. Hill of Berleson, Texas, Mrs. Sandra K. Scott of Hosston, LA and Melinda F. Kethchum of Addis, and two brothers, Freddie Mixon of Kilgore, Texas and Frankie Mixon of Odessa, Texas and four sisters, Elizabeth Maddox of Paradis, Evelyn Whatley of Linden, Texas, and Carrie McChaney and Virginia Copeland both of Kilgore, Texas.

    Julius M. Mixon (1883 - 1979)
    Eula Ann Johnson Mixon (1893 - 1975)
    Sibling Frankie Melvin Mixon (1930 - 1983)

    SSgt US Army WW II Korea

    Burial Mount Gilead Cemetery, Vivian, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, New Section

    Created by Ellen Stevens Jan 25, 2010
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #47131825,

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