Our last posting of “Meet Me at the Durning House” featured Bessie Hix, the mother of Durning House Co-Owner Brenda Hix.  We now follow up with the end of that story.

Bessie has been a mother to all of us here and it is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce her passing on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011.  Those of you whose lives have been touched by those suffering with cancer, will certainly understand the feeling of  joy that comes when your loved  one is freed from the physical and emotional torture that awful disease brings.  Although joy and grief are strange bedfellows. 

Funeral services will be held at 10 am Tuesday morning at the Van Alstyne Church of Christ in Van Alstyne.

Bless you for your concern for her, your love for us and special blessings for all the lives out there who know what we are experiencing at this time.  Thank you God for the brief walk we have through this life and the opportunities we have to love all your children.