Judy Charbonnet Hixon Dwyer

Published 9:51 am Friday, February 28, 2020

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Judy Charbonnet Hixon Dwyer of Advance died on Feb. 26, 2020 with her family by her side.

She was born on Dec. 29, 1932 in New Orleans, La. to the late William Hayden Hixon and Lucille Charbonnet Hixon. She graduated from The Academy of the Sacred Heart and attended Sophie Newcomb College. She was affiliated with Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and was in attendance at numerous carnival balls, including being in the court of Oberon. Her fondest childhood memories included fishing with her father and large family dinners on Sundays. She was married to the late James T. Dwyer Jr. of New Orleans, and they raised five children. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and was active in the Boy Scouts as a den mother. The family lived in Houston, Texas, New Canaan, Conn. and Greensboro.  She worked for 10 years at Guilford College for the English and political science departments.  J

Survivors: her children. Walter Dwyer (Heather) of Wilton, Conn., Judy Woolls (Andy) of Fulton, Md., Michael Dwyer of Mauldin, S.C., Robert (Melisa) Dwyer of Advance, and Carolyn Dwyer of Princeton, N.J.; 10 grandchildren who called her “Muzzy,” James, Hayden, Caleigh, Audrey, Bennett, Bridgette, Elizabeth, Katherine, Brandon and Kirsten

She was also predeceased by her oldest son. James T. Dwyer III.

A private mass will be held in Advance, and the burial will be held at a later date in New Orleans.