Ruel Ivoe Nix

Mr. Ruel Ivoe Nix, 93, of Winona answered his last Marine Corps roll call at 5:25 a.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2018, at Life Pointe Village Assisted Living in Southaven.

Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Lee Funeral Home in Winona.  A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Kilmichael, with Rev. Mark Lawson officiating.

Mr. Nix was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World II and the Korean War.  He was a former manager with AT&T, retiring after 38 years.  He was preceded in death by his father, William Ruel Nix, and his mother, Leola Pearl Holliday Nix.

Mr. Nix is survived by his wife of 70 years, Edna Nix of Winona; two sisters, June Gunn of Jackson and Mozell Ray of Kosciusko; one brother, Jerry Nix of Winona; and numerous nieces, nephews, and in-laws.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 502 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105; or a charity of the donor's choice.

Lee Funeral Home in Winona ( is handling arrangements.


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