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Evelyn Joyce (McNeal) Nix

February 19, 1945 ~ July 9, 2020 (age 75)


Evelyn Joyce Nix, 75, of Gurdon, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020.  She was born February 19, 1945 to the late Jack McNeal and Dorothy Hurst McNeal in Arkadelphia. Evelyn is also preceded in death by brother, Tommy “Bubber” McNeal.

Evelyn was a member of Beech Street Baptist Church in Gurdon.  She enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and watching them in their school and summer activities.  When she was not watching them, she enjoyed playing cards, driving down country roads and doing cross stitch.

Evelyn is survived by her husband of 57 years, Larry Nix; two daughters, Tammie White (Anthony) of Fort Smith, Teri Dillard (Chad) of Gurdon; grandchildren: Morgan White (Terry Joe) of Gurdon, AnnaBeth Steed (Jacob) of Ashdown; great-grandchildren: Madi and Hagan Nolan, Jack White, and arriving in January 2021, Brooks Allen Steed; and sister, Mary Miranda.

Visitation will be Sunday, July 12, 2020 from 2:00-4:00 PM at Beech Street Baptist Church in Gurdon.  Graveside Service will be 10:00 AM on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at South Fork Cemetery in Gurdon.

Memorials may be made to Twin Rivers Health and Rehab, Activity Fund, PO BOX 986, Arkadelphia, AR 71923.

State of Arkansas COVID-19 directives: Face Coverings required at visitation; maintain social distancing.

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July 12, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Beech Street Baptist Church (Arkansas)

Graveside Service
July 14, 2020

10:00 AM
South Fork Cemetery, Gurdon

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