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Ruthie Mae Nix

June 4, 1948 — February 21, 2017

Waynesville-Ruthie Mae Rooks Nix, 68 of Waynesville, passed away Tuesday morning (February 21, 2017) at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick following an extended illness.

Born in Waynesville, Ga., her parents were James Rooks and Daisey Taylor Rooks. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Johnny Rooks and a sister, Mary Grace Rooks.

Mrs. Nix worked for International Auto Processing as a supervisor. She was a member of the Waynesville Baptist Church, and enjoyed fishing, sports, spending time with family and sightseeing.

Survivors include her husband, Irving Nix of Waynesville; 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Earl Ribron of Waycross, and Michael Ribron (Sandy), of Mt. Pleasant; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Sheila Clark (Craig) Ft. Walden Beach, Fl., Lesia Grogg (Bill) of Atkinson; Brittney Oglesby (Brenton) of Hortense; 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers and a sister-in-law, Frank Carter (Kim) of Brunswick, and Clyde Rooks of Brunswick; one sister, Elta Wilson of Waynesville. Also several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Visitation will be held Friday (February 24, 2017) from 6:00PM to 9:00PM at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

A funeral service will be held Saturday (February 25, 2017) at 11AM at Waynesville Baptist Church with Rev. Vance Colley and Rev. Joe Carr officiating.

Burial will follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Brenton Oglesby, Chris Grogg, Brad Ammons, Michael Ribron, Jr., Greg Rentz, and Robert Elliott.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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