Pauline Drane

STURGIS – Pauline Clara Mixon Drane, 90, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. She was born Sept. 25, 1922, in Houston to Agnes Larkin and William Jahugh Mixon. She and her husband owned Drane Hardware in Sturgis. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, where she was active in United Methodist Women and the Wesley Wasson Sunday School Class. She was a member of the Eastern Star and on the board of Dugan’s Memorial Home. She volunteered at the Henry Clay Retirement Home, where she was a resident since 1995.


Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jeff Shannon officiating. Burial will be in Sturgis Cemetery. Robinson Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of the arrangements.


She is survived by her daughter, Mary Jo Hill of West Point; brother, Tom Mixon (Jo) of Arlington, Texas; sister, Margaret Mixon Stafford of Philadelphia, Pa.; and granddaughters, Susan Hill of Memphis and Amy Hill Dickey (Hamilton) of Atlanta, Ga.


She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John James Drane; and a brother, Berti Mixon.


Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Saturday at the church.


Memorials may be made to Henry Clay Retirement Home, 133 Commerce St., West Point, MS 39773.


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