Howard Lee Nix

Published 7:43 pm Wednesday, July 7, 2004

By Staff
East Brewton
Mr. Howard Lee Nix, 83, of Shoffner Street in East Brewton, died Thursday, July 1, 2004 at his residence after an extended illness. He was a native and former resident of Altoona, Ala. before moving to East Brewton in 1936. He was a retired mechanic and was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a member of the Cedar Hill Baptist Church and the American Legion Post 79. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Nix and three granddaughters.
He is survived by his wife, Merle Hyde Nix of East Brewton; three sons, James Nix of Flomaton, Kenneth Nix of Brewton and Donald Ray Nix of Laurel, Miss.; a daughter, Vicky Turner of Laurel; 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services were held Saturday, July 3 at 10 a.m. at Weaver Cemetery on Appleton Road with Rev. Thomas White officiating and Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home directing.