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Aurora Mixon

11/18/1967 — 01/24/2022

From Benton City, WA | Born in San Antonio, TX

Watch Service


Fri, February 11, 2022, 3:00 pm
Fri, February 11, 2022, 5:00 pm
Einan’s At Sunset Funeral Home
915 Bypass Highway Bldg. H Richland, WA 99352

Celebration of Life

Sat, February 12, 2022, 12:00 pm
Sat, February 12, 2022, 1:00 pm
Apostolic Lutheran Church of the Tri-Cities
1207 Court St. Pasco ,Washington 99301

Graveside Interment Services

Sat, February 12, 2022, 1:00 pm
Sat, February 12, 2022, 2:00 pm
Cemetery at Sunset
915 By-Pass Hwy Richland, WA US 99352
(509) 946-0803
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Aurora Mixon

Aurora (Grace) Mixon was called to Repose in her Most Blessed Savior and Lord Jesus Christ on
Monday 24 January 2022 at Lourdes Medical Center Pasco, Washington. She was surrounded
by her family. Aurora was born 18 November 1967 to Janie Olvera and Salvador T. Garcia in
San Antonio, Texas.
Aurora is the beloved wife of Gene; mother of Victoria Ashley and Dwight Matson, Alexandra
Catherine and John Somero and Alanzo John Wright; adoring grandmother of Carter Gene,
Gunnar Lewis, Sophie Anne, Maddox James, Adelynn Rose, Elena Jane, Andrew John, Ayla
Faye, Cora Marie and Ellie Charlotte; sister of Jacinto, Jason, Joel and Jamie. Aurora is also
survived by sisters-in-law Lora and Ed Wicks and Ellen Bynum, uncles, aunt and many
nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, brother James, father-in-law Donald Mixon and mother-
in-law Grace Mixon. Her mother passed 10 days after Aurora.
Aurora was a devoted loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, niece and friend. Her
heart was tender and filled with compassion and mercy for everyone she encountered. Having
received mercy and forgiveness through Jesus Christ her Lord, Aurora viewed every person
through the Cross of Christ. Having been forgiven much, she forgave much. Having been loved
much she loved much. She was always able to meet people where they were at in life and love
Aurora loved being a wife, mother and grandmother. She never tired of speaking and showing
love to her family. She viewed every day as a new opportunity to embrace her family and
friends with the love she had for them.
We will for the rest of our lives, hear our wife, mother, grandmother and friend say, “I love you
so much!!”. We will for the rest of our lives feel the warm, tender, loving embrace of her arms.
We will for the rest of our lives know that Aurora loves us!!
But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may
not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again,
even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep. For this we
declare to you by a word from the Lord, that we who are alive, who are left until the coming of
the Lord, will not precede those who have fallen asleep. For the Lord himself will descend from
heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the sound of the trumpet
of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive, who are left, will be
caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be
with the Lord. Therefore encourage one another with these words. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Einan’s at Sunset Gardens
915 Bypass Hwy bldg. H
Richland, WA 99352
Friday February 11, 2022
From 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Apostolic Lutheran Church of the Tri-Cities

1207 W Court St.
Pasco, WA 99301
Saturday February 12, 2022
From 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Graveside Interment Service:
Cemetery at Sunset Gardens
915 Bypass Hwy
Richland, WA 99352
Saturday February 12, 2022
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Memorials can be sent to:
Tri-Cities Union Gospel Mission
221 S 4 th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301

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Aurora Mixon

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  • My sincere condolences and prayers to the family on behalf of my sisters and I. We just found out about the death. If any one of the family can reach out to me in San Antonio at 210-636-3486. I would most appreciated it. My name is Salvador J. Rodriguez, I am Aurora’s half brother. Again, my prayers to the entire family. God Bless

    Salvador J Rodriguez
    December 9, 2022
    San Antonio
  • Gene and family,
    Steve and I were blessed to know her and she will sorely be missed. Sending you our prayers and love during this difficult time. We love you.

    Steve & Rahel Haley
    February 12, 2022
  • Aurora. Thank you for loving me… I will see you again.

    February 12, 2022
  • Gene and family.
    I am so sorry for your loss, and that I did not get to meet Aurora. I’ll have to wait to meet her when we are with our Savior. I pray for God’s comfort for you all, during such a time as this.

    Stafford (Tad) Winters
    February 12, 2022
    Troutdale, Oregon
  • Gene and Family
    Will never forget that special talk I had with Aurora in my walk with the Lord…She was so loved and will be missed.. Our hearts, love and prayers are with you..
    Sandy & Vinny

    Sandy Tartaglia
    February 10, 2022
  • Gene and family,
    It has been such an honor in my life to have known Aurora closely. She has blessed my life with her ability to be free in Jesus and to live and love so deeply. She will be remembered all the days of my life and I look forward to seeing her in glory. May God give you all comfort and peace each day.

    Gina Matson
    February 8, 2022
    Cheney, WA
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