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Dorothy Nix

Dorothy Faye "Nanny" Nix (Boyd)

Sunday, July 20th, 1930 - Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Services for Dorothy “Nanny” Nix, 89, of Covington will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at Covington Church of Christ. Minister Barry Pritchard will officiate. Burial will follow in Derden Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jamie Nix, James Todd, Chris Hofsiss, Kaden Graves, Elan Hinson, and Johnny Todd. Honorary pallbearers will be David Johnson, Bobby Johnson, and David Fair. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 17, at the funeral home.

Dorothy Nix passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019, in Grandview, Texas. She was born July 20, 1930 to James Carl and Estelle (Walker) Boyd. She married James Loyd Nix in 1949 in Cleburne. He preceded her in death on June 2, 1984. She was a school cook.

“Nanny” loved to crochet and work in the garden. She raised lots of kids who she made do chores before they were rewarded. She was an avid baseball fan. Dorothy Nix was very active at Covington Church of Christ. In her home, NOT going to church was NOT an option.

Survivors include sons, Richard Nix and wife Priscilla, and Harlin Nix and wife Debbie; daughter, Kathy Fisher and husband Mike; son-in-law, Gary Jean; grandchildren, Tracey Hofsiss and husband Chris, Deidre Nix, Johnny Todd, Amanda Graves and husband Corey, Jared Nix, James Todd and wife Kristy, Jeremiah Nix, Jamie Nix and wife Amber, Carrie Warner and husband Joe, Lisa Lamaster, Hannah Jean; extended grandchildren, John Upton and wife Christy and Ladonna Upton and husband Bruce Burns; 11 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; sisters, Frances Anderson, and Emma Lou Conner; brother, William “Skeeter” Boyd and wife Mary; several cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded by her parents and daughter, Rebecca Jean and brothers, Bill Boyd, and Claude Boyd.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Funeral Home
    Address
    512 North Ridgeway Dr.
    CLEBURNE, TX 76033
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  • Service

    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Covington Church of Christ
    Address
    116 N. Barron St.
    COVINGTON, TX 76636
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    Officiant
    Mr. Barry Pritchard
  • Interment

    Location
    Derden Cemetery
    Address
    Hill County, TX
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    Burial at 11:30 A.M.

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Abby Baskett Jackson

Posted at 05:36pm
She was a wonderful lady who loved all of us kids no matter how bad we were. She loved the Church and was a strong example of Christianity. May she wear her crown and worship with Jesus at Gods’ feet.
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Tracey Hofsiss

Posted at 02:00pm
“I love you a bushel and a peck, and a hug around the neck” I can still here you singing it.
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