Mrs. Sarah Catherine Dawson Hix, age 92, of Redmond Road, Rome, died Tuesday, October 6 following an extended illness.Mrs. Hix was born May 8, 1917 in Chattooga County, (Gore community), daughter of the late Andrew Wesley Dawson and Susie Lillian Johnston Dawson. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hix was preceded in death by her husband Woodrow Wilson Hix in 1992 and by five sisters.Mrs. Hix was employed for a number of years with Floyd Medical Center and was a member of North Broad Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for a number of years. She enjoyed ceramics, all aspects of farming, from raising animals to gardening, and was also an accomplished seamstress.Survivors include three daughters: Nancy Echols of Rome; Betty Bomar of Kennesaw and Linda Hegwood of Summerville; four sons, Wilson Andrew Hix of Jackson, TN; Bob Hix of Rome; Waymon Hix of Woodstock and Ferris Hix of Montara, CA; one brother, Dub Dawson of Rome; eighteen grandchildren and a large number of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.Funeral services for Mrs. Hix will be held Friday, October 9, at 2pm in the North Broad Baptist Church with Rev. Tony Brooks, Rev. Katrina Brooks and Rev. Horace Stewart officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens.Mrs. Hix will lie in state at North Broad Baptist Church where the family will receive friends Friday from 12:30pm until 2pm. At other hours, the family may be contacted at the residence of her daughter, 254 Bells Ferry Road.Pallbearers are asked to meet at North Broad Baptist Church Friday at 1:45pm. Grandchildren will serve as honorary escort, and the Dorcas Sunday School Class, along with Gene and Donny Pierce serving as honorary pallbearers.The family respectfully asks that in lieu of flowers, that memorial contribution be made to the North Broad Baptist Church Ministries, 1309 North Broad St., Rome, GA 30161.Daniel’s Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Sarah Catherine Dawson Hix.