Shirley Ina Nix

Female 1919 - 2014  (95 years)


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  • Name Shirley Ina Nix 
    Born 17 Sep 1919  Seymour, Baylor County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 31 Dec 2014  Seymour, Baylor County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 5 Jan 2015  Riverview Cemetery - Seymour, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I637  Cody LeBlanc's Family Tree
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2018 

    Father Timothy Roy Nix,   b. 24 Sep 1891, Millerville, Erath County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1951, Seymour, Baylor County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Maudie Ina Brothers,   b. 13 Apr 1897, Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1977, Seymour, Baylor County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1917  Bomarton, Baylor County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Addison Scott Vickers,   b. 1 Dec 1906,   d. 18 Feb 1986, Seymour, Baylor County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 15 Jul 1937  Seymour, Baylor County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Melvin Lester Vickers,   b. 10 May 1938, Seymour, Baylor County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 2014, Decatur, Wise County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +2. Helen Evalena Vickers,   b. 16 Jun 1940, Seymour, Baylor County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 2016, Decatur, Wise County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +3. L.I. Vickers
    +4. G.G. Vickers
    +5. G.S. Vickers
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F260  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Shirley Ina Nix Vickers
    Shirley Ina Nix Vickers
    Obituary picture
    Shirley Ina Nix
    Shirley Ina Nix
    1935 Seymour High School Yearbook Photo
    Seymour, Texas, USA

    Headstones
    Headstone of Addison Scott 'Bud' Vickers and Shirley Ina Nix Vickers
    Headstone of Addison Scott "Bud" Vickers and Shirley Ina Nix Vickers
    Riverview Cemetery - Seymour, Texas, USA

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:

      Shirley Ina Nix Vickers, 95, passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Monday, January 5, 2015, at the Calvary Baptist Church , 500 E. Miller St, Seymour, Texas.

      Shirley was born in Red Springs, Texas, Baylor County, on September 17, 1919, to Timothy "Tim" and Maudie (Brothers) Nix. She grew up in Baylor County, moving from Red Springs to a farm southwest of Seymour at an early age. She attended Mary's Creek School and Seymour High School. Shirley married Addison Scott "Bud" Vickers, Jr. on July 15, 1937. She and Bud farmed until 1959, moving into Seymour that year. In 1967, Bud became the superintendent of the Seymour Park and Swimming Pool. They really enjoyed working at the swimming pool, talking, visiting and getting to know the children of Seymour who frequented the pool. Bud retired in 1978. Shirley then worked at the Seymour Hospital from 1978 to 1984, leaving in 1984 to care for Bud when he became ill. Shirley was a member of the Seymour Hospital Auxiliary an had over 1500 hours working as a volunteer. She was a long time member of the Calvary Baptist Church.

      Shirley was a very precious, kind, gentle, loving and caring mother and grandmother. She was the foundation and strength, the "rock" for her family. She was strong in her Christian faith. She had lots of hardships in her life, and never complained about any difficulties in her life, always making the best of difficult situations.

      Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, "Bud"; her parents, "Tim" and Maudie Nix; her son, Melvin Vickers, her daughter-in-law, Janis Vickers; sons-in-law, Jim Tom Hicks and Ken Hammond; two brothers, Hubbard Nix and Robert Nix, and one sisters, Alma Brown.

      She is survived by one son, Glenn "Bud" Vickers and wife, Jennifer of Seymour; three daughters, Helen Hammond of Bowie, Gayle Smith and husband, Tilden of Moore, Oklahoma, and Linda Davis and husband, Jerry of Wichita Falls; she is also survived by grandchildren, Nancy Hicks, Paul Hicks, and Jim Hicks and wife, Cindy all of Bowie; Bill Hicks and wife, April of Houston; Keith Vickers and wife, Donna of Decatur, Jason Vickers and wife, Jenn of Roanoke, Chrystal Doherty and husband, Brian, and Cheryll Jones and husband, Wes of Moore, Oklahoma; Taryn Vickers, Darren Davis, Larry Davis and Cindy DeBord, all of Wichita Falls; Cassie Cook and husband, James of Vernon; Kim Rollins and husband, John of Branson, Missouri; 19 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, many friends and special friends and caregivers, Ingrid Davis, Penny Poncha, Veleta Gamblin, Ann Keep, Blanca Brezina, Carmen Duran, Taryn Vickers, Stephanie Warton and Cindy DeBord.

      A special thanks to all the caregivers for their love, care and companionship. A special thanks to Outreach Home Health Services and New Life Home Health. Also a special thanks to Dr. Tiffany Skaggs, Dr. Robert Parkey, and Wichita Falls Hospice, and the nurses at United Regional Hospital.