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Richard E. Nix
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Funeral services for Richard E. Nix, 67, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Austin Kelley and the Rev. Robert Nix officiating. Burial followed in Yonah Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Nix died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, at Habersham Medical Center.

Born Sept. 14, 1944, in Hall County, he was a son of the late Homer and Bonnie Mae Truelove Nix. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Vivian Burton, Louise Payne, Roberta Nix and Carolyn Skelton; and his brother, Wayne Nix.

Mr. Nix was a retired truck driver and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Sue Holcomb Nix of the home; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Gus Hawkins of Demorest; son and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Paige Nix of Oakwood; sisters, Virginia Phillips of Clarkesville, Lois Ann Holbrook of Doraville, Catherine Hobson of Cornelia, and Joyce Jones of Turnerville; brothers, the Rev. Robert Nix of Lula, and Raymond Nix of Demorest; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a number of nieces and nephews; and special friends, Larry and Wanda Lack of Cornelia.

Memorials may be made to the Habersham Medical Center Foundation for “Cardiac Rehabilitation,” care of April Reed, P.O. Box 37, Demorest, GA 30535.

Those wishing to express online condolences to the Nix family may do so by visiting

Arrangements were in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.

The Northeast Georgian

January 20, 2012