Friday, January 30, 2009

Obits - Frank Hennington Nix Sr. & Georgia Aileen Nix Burton

These are the children of Walter Elliott Nix & Rosa Love Henington Nix.

Frank Hennington Nix Sr.
NATCHEZ - Funeral arrangements for Frank Hennington Nix Sr. of Snellville, Ga., and formerly of Natchez, who died Tuesday, April 15, 2003, at Emory East Side Medical Center in Snellville, are incomplete at Laird Funeral Home.

Frank Hennington Nix Sr.
May 24, 1910 - April 15, 2003

NATCHEZ - Graveside services for Frank Hennington Nix Sr., 92, of Gainesville, Ga., who died Tuesday, April 15, 2003, at Emory East Side Medical Center in Snellville, Ga., will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Natchez City Cemetery with the Rev. James E. Herndon officiating.

Burial will follow under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Mr. Nix was born May 24, 1910, in Brookhaven, the son of Walter Elliott and Rosa Hennington Nix.

He was a Methodist, was in sales for more than 60 years in Greenville and had lived the last four years in Gainesville. He was a fisherman.

Mr. Nix was preceded in death by his wife, Rita McGehee Nix.

Survivors include one son, Frank H. Nix Jr., and his wife, Linda, both of Gainesville; three granddaughters, Wendsor Scheffel and her husband, Chris, both of Buford, Ga., Juanne White of Orlando, Fla.. and Daralyn Chase of Las Vegas; five other grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter, Alexis Lenore Scheffel.

Pallbearers will be Chick Graning, Ben Tullos, Chris Scheffel and Tommy Nix.

The family requests memorials be made to Guest House Adult Day Care, 320 Tower Heights Road, Gainesville, GA 30501.

Obituaries Aileen Nix Burton - Daily Leader - (Mar/23/2008)

Georgia Aileen Nix Burton
Services for Georgia Aileen Nix Burton will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 22, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel with burial at 2 p.m. in Lakewood Memorial Parks at 6000 Clinton Boulevard in Jackson.

Visitation is Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

She was born in Oma on Jan. 16, 1919, to Walter Elliot Nix and Rosa Love Henington Nix and died on Thursday, March 20, 2008, at the age of 89.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Selmer Price Burton of "Burton's" Restaurant in Jackson; her two brothers, Frank and Lowery Nix; and two sisters, Margaret Nix Day and Evelyn Nix Tullos, and her nephew, David Tullos.

She is survived by her son, John Price Burton and wife Kay Krone Burton, of Brookhaven; her three granddaughters, Shelly Burton Cloud and husband Jonathan, of Franklin, Tenn., Dr. Amanda Rose Burton, of Baltimore, Md., and Emily Burton Waterloo and husband Trey, of
Jackson; as well as four great-grandchildren, Hannah Claire Cloud, 7; Bennett Price Cloud, 3; MaryRhea Nix Waterloo, 6; and Evelyn Mae Waterloo, 1. She is also survived by four nephews, Frank Nix, of Atlanta, Ga., Jon Tullos, of Russellville, Ark., Ben Tullos, of Madison, Tommy Nix, of Memphis, Tenn.; and one niece, Jane Agner of Destin, Fla., and many great nieces and nephews.

Aileen attended Whitworth College in Brookhaven, and retired from Electric Power Associations of Mississippi in 1984 after 30 years of service. She was a member of Alta Woods United Methodist Church in Jackson for over 50 years and for the past four years was an active
member of First United Methodist Church in Brookhaven. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and an avid reader. She was extremely proud of her grandchildren and great- grandchildren and was always faithful to her family and her Lord. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
(Source: Karin G.; Obituaries published in the Thursday, April 17, 2003, edition of The Natchez Democrat)