Kate Marie Nix, age 88, of Sparkman, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. She was born Feb. 12, 1924, in Hot Spring County the daughter of Earl and Lula Edna Voss Fite. She was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Tony Nix; and one son, John Mike Nix.
Survivors include one daughter, Susan Bean of Sparkman; three grandchildren, Paul Anthony Bean, Dana Marie Wingard and John Daniel Bean; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
Graveside funeral services was held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 13, in the Round Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Holland officiating. Visitation was from 6-8 p.m., Saturday at the Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home in Arkadelphia. Sign the online guestbook at www.ruggleswilcox.com.