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Jean Elizabeth Nix, 77

Jean Elizabeth Nix, 77

Jean Elizabeth Nix, 77, of Hendersonville was called home to be with the Lord on Friday Nov. 07, 2014 from Mission Hospital.

She was the daughter of the late Joseph Archie and Della Mae McCraw and wife of the late Boyd Nix. She was also preceded in death by a daughter Leisa Nix and her special pet Fairlane.

A life long native of Henderson County she was a graduate of Flat Rock School. She drove a school bus for 22 years for Flat Rock. She had also worked with Scenic River Kennels and Village Florist.

Survivors include three sons, Leonard Nix and his wife Cindy, Kavin Nix and his wife Nikki, and Lenell Nix all of Hendersonville, two daughters, Linda Capps of Hendersonville and Janet Michael and her husband Terry of Statesville; a special friend Sue Pearson of Hendersonville; eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and numerous extended family members.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 12, 2014, at the Chapel in the Pines of Jackson Funeral Service with the Revs. Scott Pace and Larry Oliver officiating. Burial will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday  in the Chapel at Jackson Funeral Service. In addition to the Tuesday night visitation, the family will receive friends at the Mustang Cafe, Tracy Grove Road, Hendersonville, following the graveside committal.

In lieu of flowers memorials contributions may be made to; Blue Ridge Fire and Rescue, 2503 Old Spartanburg Rd, East Flat Rock, NC 28726 or Hendersonville Health and Rehabilitation 104 College Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792.

Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.