Margaret Eliza Elder Hixon was born to Mary Jane Crabbe Elder and Edwin Elder February 21, 1910 in Salt Lake City, UT. She died peacefully of natural causes July 3, 1998.

She had two brothers, Stanley and Clarence Elder and One sister, Ethelyn Barret, all now deceased. She married Clyde E. Hixon August 10, 1929; he passed away October 23, 1994.Mom suffered the joy and pain of having and losing twin daughters at birth. She gladly took on the challenge of motherhood at 41. She loved her family very much.

She is survived by her daughter, Karen Joy Collins; one grandchild, Nicole Simons, and one great grandchild, Kira Richelle Simons, all of West Jordan.

The family wishes to thank Golden Living, Doxey Hatch, and South Valley Health Care for the excellent care and love shown to Margaret.

There will be a brief gathering at 10 a.m., Wednesday July 8, 1998 at Russon Brothers Mortuary, 255 South 200 East, Salt Lake City, and a graveside service at 11 a.m. in the Salt Lake City Cemetery, 4th Ave. and N St. All are welcome.

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