Mr. William Jewel Nix, 83

Mr. William Jewel Nix, 83, of Maysville, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 19, 2021 in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home. Rev. Earl Pirkle will officiate. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.


Born on October 13, 1937 in Gainesville, he was the son of the late William A. Nix and the late Dessie Stargel Nix. He owned and operated Jewel Nix Grocery for 32 years and was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.


In addition to his parents, Mr. Nix is preceded in death by his wife, Annie Mae Freeman Nix; and sister, Carolyn Parks.


Mr. Nix is survived by his daughters and sons in law, Debra and Gary Gee of Gillsville, Patty and Ron Roberts of Maysville, Jenna Grice (Joel Buffington) of Gillsville; grandchildren, Sheri Skelton (Todd), Timmy Gee (Brooke), Keri Turner (Matt), Bailey Grice, Jay Grice, Kinsey Grice; great grandchildren, Spencer Skelton, Samuel Skelton, Trent Gee, Sawyer Skelton; Luke Turner and a number of other loving relatives.


Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in charge of arrangements.


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Jackie Key Patterson 2021-09-15 13:25:50
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Jewel. Lots of great memories with your family! My thoughts, prayers and love go out to you all.
Eve Ferguson Odom 2021-09-15 13:36:58
Patty, So sorry for the loss of your Dad! Thoughts & Prayers for you & your family.
Eve Ferguson Odom 2021-09-15 14:14:55
So sorry for the loss of your Dad. Thoughts & Prayers 🙏❤️
Linda Sutton 2021-09-15 14:27:35
Praying for all of you 🙏 loved this dear sweet man ...he and Annie Mae were the best. Rest in peace cousin. Jewel ...
Donna Kytle 2021-09-15 19:46:43
So sorry for your loss of such a great father, grandfather,and great grandfather.Cling to all those precious memories.Praying for you during your sorrow.May God cover you with Grace,and Mercy.God Bless my precious friends!
Howard & Carol Cooper 2021-09-16 15:58:39
Our prayers and deepest sympathy to all of Jewel's family. For many years we have known him and his family thru several generations. Not only the community but all those who have known him will truly miss him. May GOD give you all comfort during this time as only HE can give. Yours In Christ, Howard & Carol Cooper Talmo, Georgia
Renee’ Stargel Ellis & Elora Stargel 2021-09-16 17:57:51
Mother & I are so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. We thought the world of both he and your mother. God bless.
Michael Crook 2021-09-16 20:00:38
So sorry to hear about Jewel. Can’t count the number of times I visited his store over the years. Prayers for all of you.
Leann Dale 2021-09-16 20:13:10
I wish there were words to even explain. So I’ll make it as simple as this….after the 48 years on this earth I’ve learned a lot of a lot of a lot….what I wouldn’t give to go to that store with Jenna or Sheri and get a Dr Pepper, a jolly rancher, a candy bar or a push pop and a sleep over at one of those 3 houses, yes Patty included.We were the cool kids….Jewell Nix Grocery was THE SPOT!!! So much love so much family so many memories…everything that today is missing! That man was MY Me history and MY Tadmore history and I am proud!! I love you Jenna Sheri and the whole bunch!
Candace Wilbanks 2021-09-16 22:18:27
I am so sorry for your loss. I remember going to his store as a little girl. My mom was a single mom and he would often let her charge things when times were tough at his store. He helped those in need and I am so grateful he was so good to my mom. I’m sure his family is very proud of the example he set. Gods love in action for those in need.
Millie Stephens 2021-09-17 09:14:11
Sorry for your lost.As a teenager we rolled his store with toilet paper. Someone called the cops. Mr. Nix came to the store and said to the cops if their having fun.And not hurting any thing.To leave us alone it was okay. Rest in peace Mr.Nix.
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