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Last Will and Testament

G. C. Mixon Sr.


Last Will and Testament

G. C. Mixon Sr.


Georgia Ben Hill County

I, G.C. Mixon, of Wilcox County, Georgia, being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make this my last will and testament hereby revoking all others that I have heretofore made.


Item 1: It is my will and desire that my body be buried in a decent and Christian like manner.

Item 2: It is my will and desire that my just debts be paid as soon as practicable after my death, if any.

Item 3: I give, bequeath and devise to my wife Tobe Mixon $1000.00 in cash.

Item 4: If I should die during the year 1926, then and in that event I give and devise to my said wife any amount that I may have spent in improving her property and any amounts that I have advanced to make the crops on her farm during the year 1926, but the bequest in this item is to be void unless I die during the year 1926.

Said devises herein to my wife to be in lieu of dower and years support.

Item 4: I give and devise to my children, J.C. Mixon of Irwin County, Georgia, Mrs. J.S. Gibbs of Wilcox County, Georgia and G.C. Mixon, Jr. of Ben Hill County Georgia all of the residue of my estate, both real and personal of every sort soever not herein before specially devised in equal shares, share and share alike and in the event of the death of my son G.C. Mixon, Jr. Without child or children, prior to my death, then and in that event his share herein is to go to my other two children named share and share alike.

Item 5: I hereby constitute and appoint my said sons J.C. Mixon and G.C. Mixon, Jr. joint executors of this my last will and testament and I expressly confer upon them as such to administer my estate, excusing them from giving any bond or making any returns to the ordinary, and if it should be necessary to sell any of my estate, either realty or personally I hereby confer, upon them the authority so to do either at private or public sale without any advertisement, and to make to such purchaser or purchasers good and sufficient titles to the same.

This April 10, 1926.

G. C. Mixon Sr. (Seal)


Signed, sealed, declared and published by G.C. Mixon, as his last will and testament, in the presence of us, the undersigned, who subscribe our names hereto in the presence of said testator, after he had signed his name thereto and at his special instance and request, and in the presence of each other.

This April 10, 1926

A.J. McDonald (seal)

Mrs. Glen Jenkins (seal)

Versie Jones (seal)


Georgia Wilcox County

Court of Ordinary

July Term 1930

Re: Petition for Probate in solemn

Form of the will of G.C. Mixon, Sr.

By J.C. Mixon and G.C. Mixon Jr.

Propounders and nominated executors


The above stated petition coming one to be heard and it appearing that all parties at interest are residents of the State of Georgia and are said juris, and that each person was served with notice of the petition for probate ten days before this term of the court, and it appearing to the court by the testimony of all the subscribing witnesses that the instrument offered for probate is the last will and testament of G.C. Mixon, Sr. deceased, as alleged, in the petition of J.C. Mixon and G.C. Mixon Jr. and no sufficient reason appearing why said will should not be admitted to record as prayed.

It is ordered that said will be and the same is hereby established in solemn form as the last will and testament of G.C. Mixon Sr. and that the same be admitted to record.

It is ordered further that letters testamentary do issue to J.C. Mixon and G.C. Mixon, Jr. the executors named in said will, upon each taking the usual oath of office.

In open court this 7th day of July 1930.

J.M. Warren

Ordinary Wilcox County Georgia




Source: Will Book 1858-1957 Page 152-153

Film No. 271348

transcribed by Janet Moore
to provide free research
to Wilcox County families.

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