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 Eulaine Joyce <I>Hutchins</I> Nix

Eulaine Joyce Hutchins Nix

Birth
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Death 31 May 2013 (aged 79)
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Plot SECTION 89 SITE 537
Memorial ID 111817611 · View Source
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Eulaine Nix went into the presence of her Lord on Friday evening May 31, 2013. Eulaine was born in Detroit, MI as the eldest daughter of Jesse Lee Hutchins and Ila Mildred Neely Hutchins. On June 4, 1960 Eulaine married William E. Nix in Warren, MI whom she met in church on her 25th birthday. They had no children of their own but claimed many "nieces and nephews" through their 53 years together. Eulaine was preceded in death by her missionary (to India) sister Irma Ruth Hutchins Mishra. Following Ruth's death Eulaine became the "second mother" to Ruth's three sons: Aneil Kumar. Mishra, Allen Kumar Mishra, and Anand Kumar Mishra, and "grandmother to their children: She was also preceded in death by her niece Lori Hutchins. Eulaine is survived by her brother Paul Norris Hutchins, his four children: Paul Douglas, Kimberley Roth, David Michael, and Joseph Lee, and their seven grandchildren: Eulaine is also survived by her husband of 53 years, her sister-in-law Louise Watkins Nix, nephew Michael Robert, daughter Deborah Jean Gonzales, and nephew Raymond Edward Nix and their five children. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Vera Jean Stafford, her daughters Pamela and Diane, as well as their four children, and her brother-in-law Frederick Marvin Nix, his two daughters Jenifer and Rebecca and their four children.. After graduating from Southeastern High School, she moved to Minneapolis where she roomed with her sister at Northwestern Schools, and worked at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Ministries office. When she returned to her home in Detroit, she met her husband at Beulah Baptist Church, where he was on staff. Eulaine and Bill moved to Dallas and joined First Baptist Church. While he attended Dallas Theological Seminary worked at Republic National Bank. While he attended the University of Michigan she worked at the Michigan Bank. After their sojourn to Longview, TX, she worked at Liberty National Bank in Oklahoma City and he earned his Ph.D. at the University of Oklahoma before joining the faculty at Trinity College in Deerfield, Il. While in Oklahoma Eulaine was reunited with her sister Ruth and her three sons. In 1971 Eulaine and Bill returned to Dallas until 1978, when they moved to Portland, OR where he taught at Western Baptist Seminary. Another short term "mission" trip took them to San Diego, CA, and back to Dallas. Once again they were called to Charlotte, NC when Bill became Dean at Sothern Evangelical Seminary. Once again they returned to Dallas of the last time when Bill became President of The Electronic Bible Society. Throughout the years Eulaine was a very private person and loved by everyone who knew her as she applied her spiritual gifts and wise counsel to assist her husband's work. She had countless friends with whom she would communicate with personal notes and Scripture verses. She would bathe each communication with prayer and provide wise personal counsel to those in need. She loved her family, friends, pastors, church, and those in Christian ministry. Eulaine loved the Pregnancy Center and would make special shopping tours to purchase "things" for those precious babies.
Published in Dallas Morning News on June 5, 2013


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  • Created by: Tim Hawkins
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111817611
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eulaine Joyce Hutchins Nix (15 Feb 1934–31 May 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111817611, citing Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Tim Hawkins (contributor 46844902) .