Mrs. Mary Ann Nix age 71 of Price Bridge Road, Lyerly Georgia passed away Firday in a Rome hospital.  Mrs. Nix was born in Chattooga County, Georgia on September 3, 1937 a daughter of the late Turnp and Lula Smith  Alexander.  She was a member of the Berryton Baptist Church and was retired from Bigelow-Sanford Carpet shipping department.

Surviving are husband – Gene Nix; children, Howard Lee Nix of Ft. Payne, Ciba Lyn Bell of LaFayette, Kathryn Rogers of Summerville, and Jeannie Dell Renfroe of Lyerly; sister Dorothy Igou of Johnson City, TN; grandchildren, Shannon Nix, Jamie Davis, Stevi White, J.R. Goggins, Alan Goggins, Tanya Reed, Josh Bell, Aaron Bell, Summer Nolan, Drek Reynolds, Alyse Reynolds, Adam Hunt, Glenn Pierce, Renee Pierce, Talley Pierce, Casin Rogers, Desirae Rogers; 20 Great Grandchildren and Nieces and Nephews Survive.

Funeral Services will be held Monday at 1 PM from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of the Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Mickie Skates and Rev. Joel Smith offiiciating, intermnet in the Greenhills Memory Garden.  Active Pallbearers – Alan Goggan, J.R. Goggan, Shannon Nix, Talley Pierce, Glenn Pierce, Keith Smith; Honorary Pallbearers Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. Visitation Sunday from 7 until 9 PM at the Funeral Home.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.