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Joanne Ruth Nix

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Our very much loved mom,


grandma, sister, and aunt is


now resting in peace.

Joanne Ruth Nix passed away on January 22, 2014, in Eureka, California, where she resided with her daughter Connie Nethken and son-in-law Kim Nethken. Joanne was born on March 20, 1936, in Denver, Colorado, to Lois and Vernon Reed. She was one of five daughters. She graduated from Eureka High School in 1954. In 1960 she married James Nix, who preceded her in death in 1992. Jim and Joanne moved from Eureka to Medford in 1966. While living in Medford she was a member of the Valley View Seventh-Day Adventist Church. She moved back to Eureka in 1993. Joanne is survived by her three children Bill Nix (Diane) of Central Point, OR; Connie Nethken (Kim), of Eureka, CA; and Donna Torres (Richard) of Shady Cove, OR; her grandchildren Amanda Nix, Kevin Kerr, David Kerr, Chelsea Wold, and Taylor Wold; her sisters Lorraine McDonald, Jeanette Cooper (Joanne's twin), and Gail Pittman; and also many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Lois and Vernon, her husband Jim, and her sister Betty Ralph. A private service will be held at a later date.

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