Mrs. Josephine Whitmire Nix, 85, of Dawsonville (Forsyth County), died Tuesday Feb. 4, 2014.
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Born in Dawson County, Mrs. Nix was the daughter of the late William McKinley Whitmire and Lula Carnes Whitmire. She was a homemaker and a member of the Liberty Baptist Church in Dawson County.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Will and Janet Nix, Dawsonville; daughters and sons-in-law, Caroline and David Williamson, Jefferson, Betty Jo "B.J." and Chris Holman, Dawsonville; grandchildren, Hannah Nix, Dawsonville, Jason Williamson, Atlanta, Amanda Holman and Garrett Holman, both of Dawsonville; brother, Talmadge Whitmire; sisters, Joy Dixon, Darline Church, Lynn Sims, all of Habersham County. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.
Mrs. Nix is preceded in death by her husband, William Jason Nix Sr., and a number of brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday Feb. 6, 2014, in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home. The Rev. Dennis Bottoms will officiate. Interment will follow in the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Dawson County. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. and again Thursday from 10-11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to the Liberty Baptist Church, 280 Liberty Church Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534.
Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at littledavenport.com.
Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway SW, Gainesville, GA 30501 is in charge of arrangements.
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Feb. 5, 2014