|Birth: ||Jan. 16, 1919|
|Death: ||Mar. 20, 2008|
Daughter of Walter Elliott Nix and Rosa Love Hennington. Grandaughter to Dr. Benjamin David Hennington and Mary Narcissus Catching of Lawrence County, Mississippi; and paternal grandaughter to Dewitt E. Nix and Georgia Unknown.
Sister to Lowery Nix, Mary Margaret Nix, Frank Hennington Nix (Sr.), and Evelyn Nix.
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Services for Georgia Aileen Nix Burton will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 22, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel with burial at 2 p.m. in Lakewood Memorial Parks at 6000 Clinton Boulevard in Jackson.
Visitation is Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
She was born in Oma on Jan. 16, 1919, to Walter Elliot Nix and Rosa Love Henington Nix and died on Thursday, March 20, 2008, at the age of 89.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Selmer Price Burton of "Burton's" Restaurant in Jackson; her two brothers, Frank and Lowery Nix; and two sisters, Margaret Nix Day and Evelyn Nix Tullos, and her nephew, David Tullos.
She is survived by her son, John Price Burton and wife Kay Krone Burton, of Brookhaven; her three granddaughters, Shelly Burton Cloud and husband Jonathan, of Franklin, Tenn., Dr. Amanda Rose Burton, of Baltimore, Md., and Emily Burton Waterloo and husband Trey, of Jackson; as well as four great-grandchildren, Hannah Claire Cloud, 7; Bennett Price Cloud, 3; MaryRhea Nix Waterloo, 6; and Evelyn Mae Waterloo, 1. She is also survived by four nephews, Frank Nix, of Atlanta, Ga., Jon Tullos, of Russellville, Ark., Ben Tullos, of Madison, Tommy Nix, of Memphis, Tenn.; and one niece, Jane Agner of Destin, Fla., and many great nieces and nephews.
Aileen attended Whitworth College in Brookhaven, and retired from Electric Power Associations of Mississippi in 1984 after 30 years of service. She was a member of Alta Woods United Methodist Church in Jackson for over 50 years and for the past four years was an active member of First United Methodist Church in Brookhaven. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and an avid reader. She was extremely proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and was always faithful to her family and her Lord. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Lakewood Memorial Park
Created by: Gayle Hennington Van Hor...
Record added: Jan 11, 2009
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