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Jess L. (Johnny) Nix, Adair Co., KY (d. April 4, 2012)

Mr. Nix was a member of Columbia Baptist Church in Adair County and Okolona Masonic Lodge Post # 853.

Jess L. (Johnny) Nix, 76, of Adair County, KY, formerly of Louisville, KY, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Baptist Hospital East, Louisville, KY.

Funeral service will be 2pmET/1pmCT, Friday, April 5, 2012, at Evergreen Funeral Home, 4623 Preston Highway Louisville, KY 40213, with entombment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be 2pm-8pmET/1pm-7pmCT, Thursday, April 5, 2012 and 10am-2pmET/9am-1pmCT, Friday April 6, 2012, at the funeral home.

Mr. Nix was a member of Columbia Baptist Church in Adair County and Okolona Masonic Lodge Post # 853.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Ollie Wright-Nix-Goude.

Mr. Nix is survived by his wife of 51 years, Marsha Collins Nix, and the following:
  • Cousins: Thomas Wright, Suzie Denno, John D. Wright, Dorothy Wright all of Michigan; Sara Stuart, Louvenna Merrell, John Grizzell, and Johnnie Mae all of Georgia

  • In laws: Ellen Culp, DeDe Epperson, Sam (BoBo) Collins, Sheila Linkenhoker, Janice Weiter, Francine and Terry Kennedy, Sharon Collins, Mark Collins, Becky Sexton all of Kentucky; and from outside Kentucky, Kelly Lacer, Sue Moore, Ernie Britain, Bonnie and Layne Barnes

  • and many friends
  • In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Kosair Charities. - Becky Sexton

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