Ruby J. Nix
November 17, 2012
Ruby J. Nix was born on September 25, 1923 in Richmond, VA to the late John Jackson and Eva Smith Jackson. She was preceded in death by her husband James Nix; her sisters Katie J. Williams, Leila J. Taylor, Dorothy Lee Jackson, Audra Mae Jackson, Lilla J. Lewis: and her brothers James M. Jackson, Elijah John Edward Jackson, Samuel D. Jackson.
Ruby was educated in the Richmond Public Schools system. She later moved to Washington, DC to search for employment.
In December 1950 , she married James Nix and they enjoyed over 51 years of marriage. This union was blessed with one son, Larry Nix.
Ruby worked for the Federal Government's Civil Service Commission and retired in 1982 after 39 years of service.
She was a devoted member of the Florida Avenue Baptist Church for over 50 years.
She leaves to cherish her memories her son, Larry Nix; her daughter in law, Shirley Nix, one sister Margaret J. Hinton; one sister-in-law Janey Nix; two step-grandsons; one step-great- grandson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Visitation on Friday November 30, 2012 at the New Smyrna Missionary Baptist Church 4417 Douglas Street, N.E.. Washington, DC (map/directions) 10 a.m. until funeral time at 11 a.m. Interment following service at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle, VA (map/directions)
Visitation - New Smyrna Missionary Baptist Church, Washington - 10:00 a.m.
Funeral Service - New Smyrna Missionary Baptist Church - 11:00 a.m.
Interment - Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle, VA