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Esther Marie (Phillips) Nix

August 8, 1931 ~ September 11, 2019 (age 88)

Esther Marie Nix passed away on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.  She was a devoted wife and mother.  She was also an avid gardener, cook and seamstress. 

A Memorial Service for Mrs. Nix was held at 11:30 A.M. Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Idlewild Presbyterian Church in Memphis.

Esther was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Nix; her parents, Johnny and Alma Phillips; her sisters, Elizabeth Johnson, Dorothy Grow, Ressie Cronic, Berthie Grammer; and her brother, John Richard Phillips.

She leaves behind two sisters, Bethel Essary and Betty Miller; her brother, Billy Phillips; and eight children, Mike Nix (Linda), Debra Shands, Janice Parsons, Retha Moore, Donna Moody (Jeff), Eddie Nix (Donna), Kaye Redus (Mike), and Jeff Nix (Jamie).  She is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. 

A private burial was held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery near Whiteville, Tennessee.

The family requests that memorials be sent to Idlewild Presbyterian Church, 1750 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN, 38104.

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