Erma V. Hixson, 95, a former Baker City resident, died May 27, 2005, at a foster care home in Perry.
Her graveside funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Monte Loyd of the Harvest Church in Baker City will officiate.
Mrs. Hixson was born on Oct. 5, 1909, at Paradise, Kan., to Abraham Fredrick True and Artha Jane Kidd True. The family lived in several places, including Colorado and South Dakota.
They moved to Oregon in the 1930s, living at various times at La Grande, North Powder and Baker City. Erma married Ernest A. Hixson on March 5, 1949, in Baker County.
Much of her life was spent on the farm. She loved horses. She loved riding in the car, and in later years took her exercise walking in downtown Baker City. She was a longtime member of the Assembly Of God Church.
Survivors include her brother and sister-in-law, Willard and Marie True of La Grande and many other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ernest, who died on May 23, 1990; brothers, Enard True, Ira True and Glen True; and a sister, Effie Severns.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Harvest Church, 3720 Birch St., Baker City, OR 97814.
Coles Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June 3, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor