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Dorothy Nix Haywood

1932 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Dorothy Nix Haywood Obituary
Dorothy Nix Haywood

West Memphis, AR

Dorothy Nix Haywood, 84, of West Memphis, AR, died Thursday, April 20, 2017 in Conway, AR. Mrs. Haywood was born September 2, 1932 in Booneville, MS to the late John and Lillie Ryan. Dot was a business owner of a customized interior design shop working with designers in Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi. Her customized works were featured in Mid-South Design Magazine. She worked in the Design Business field over 50 years and owned her own business "Designs By Dot" over 40 years. Prior to opening her own business, she was a Manager for Slinker and Kirkpatrick in Memphis.

She is survived by her husband, Gary Haywood; her daughters, Debra Bartrow (Frank) of Conway, AR and Melanie Clements (Jerry) of Thornton, CO; son Ron Nix of St. Louis, MO; brother, Junior Ryan of Gary, IN; and sister, Mildred Shook of Booneville, MS. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Roy Lee Ryan.

Visitation will be from 4 - 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 30 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion, AR. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to or Trinity Baptist Church in West Memphis. Online guestbook:

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Published in The Commercial Appeal on Apr. 25, 2017
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