July 24, 2013

Claude H. Nix

Mr. Claude H. Nix, 90, of Dalton, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at his residence.

He was the son of the late William Bearden and Etta King Nix, and he was preceded in death by his brothers, Ray Nix, Tom Nix and Charles Nix, and sisters, Dollie Cook and Mildred Keith.

Claude was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife, Hazel Clifton Nix of the residence; sons and daughters-in-law, Claude Nix Jr. of Rocky Face, Rodney and Sandi Nix of Dalton, and Doug and Etta Nix of Cartersville; brother and sister-in-law, Sherman and Edra Nix of Dalton; sister-in-law, Willa Nix of Dalton; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. from Trinity United Methodist Church with the Rev. Hoyt Jenkins and the Rev. Sonny Moon officiating.

Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home today from 5 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 901 Veterans Drive, Dalton, GA 30721.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.

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