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Edna Marie NixNovember 11, 1932 ~ June 28, 2017 (age 84)
Edna Marie Nix, 84, of Rogers, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Willard Walker Hospice Home in Fayetteville, Arkansas after a brief illness. She was born November 11, 1932 in Houston, Texas to Robert Chester Sullivan and Edna Deaton Sullivan. She was from a large, close family and preceded in death by her parents; her four sisters and twin brothers.
She and Arthur Nix married June 24, 1950 and had 63 wonderful years together; he preceded her in death 2014. She took great pride in being a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Edna was a devout Christian and loved her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She lived out her faith through her gentle spirit and her willingness to minister to others. She was a faithful member of Central United Methodist Church and loved her church family dearly.
Edna is survived by one daughter, Beverly Ann Morgan and husband, John Whitney Morgan, III, of Fayetteville; four grandchildren, Brent Morgan, Jennifer Ashford and husband, Jacob, John Whitney Morgan, IV and Lindsey Morgan and three great-grandchildren, Jax Ashford, Jericho Ashford and Avery Ogden-Morgan all of Fayetteville, AR; sister in law, Nell Nix of Katy, Texas; special nieces and nephews: Georgia McManness of Humble, Texas, Betty Kistler, and Lynn Williams of Tomball, Texas, Brenda Williams of Galveston, TX, Russell Nix of Clear Lake, Texas, Kenneth Nix of Houston, Texas, Melissa Susanne Nix of Katy, Texas, Ronnie Hedgecock of Pretty Prairie, Kansas, Larry Hedgecock of Conroe, Texas, Jimmy Sullivan of Spring, Texas and Denny Sullivan of Houston Texas.
Funeral services will be at 2:00PM, Friday, June 30, 2017 at Central United Methodist Church Chapel in Rogers with Pastor Brian Youngs officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her husband, Art, at the National Cemetery in Fayetteville.
Memorials may be made in memory of Edna Nix to the Willard Walker Hospice Home, 325 E. Longview St, Fayetteville, AR 72703, or to the Broyles Foundation, 3810 North Front Street, Suite 3, Fayetteville, AR 72703.
The family would like to thank Mercy Hospital, Willard Walker Hospice Home, Pastor Brian Youngs and her very special friend, Peggy Hart for their kind and compassionate care.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stockdale-Moody Funeral Services of Rogers. Words of comfort may be expressed at stockdalefuneral.com
Willard Walker Hospice Home
325 East Longview Street, Fayetteville AR 72703
The Broyles Foundation
3810 North Front Street, Fayetteville AR 72703