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Edith Bolton Nix

Obituary Date: Friday, January 19, 2018

Spartanburg, SC- Mrs. Edith Bolton Nix, 93, died Friday, January 19, 2018, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Widow of Milton Nix, Sr., she was also predeceased by her parents, A. Douglas Bolton and Lois Davis Bolton, and her brother, Billy Bolton.

A lifelong resident of Commerce, GA, she graduated Commerce HS in 1941. She was the longest member of Commerce United Methodist Church, which she joined in 1930. She taught Sunday School, and often served on the Pastor-Parish Relations Committee. She was office manager for decades at A.D. Bolton Chevrolet-Oldsmobile, where in 1977 she became the first lady Chevrolet dealer in the Atlanta zone.

Survivors include son, Milton (Buddy) Nix, Jr. (Mackie) of Greensboro, GA; daughter Nancy Nix Goodroe (Jim) of Spartanburg, SC; granddaughter Natalie Nix Mitchell (Rusty) of Dallas, TX; grandsons Tony Nix (Tommy) of Duluth, GA; Rob Goodroe (Jill) of El Paso, TX; Randy Goodroe (Liz) of Myrtle Beach, SC; and Ryan Goodroe (Andrea) of Seneca, SC; great-grandchildren Meredith Strauss (Brian) of Chattanooga, TN; Madalynn & Michael Mitchell of Dallas; Gabe, Garrett, Grace & Bobby Goodroe of El Paso; Davis, Liza, & Gibson Goodroe of Myrtle Beach; Samuel, Sadie, & Stephen Goodroe of Seneca; great-great-grandsons, Shea and Patton Strauss; nieces & nephews Carolyn Bolton Storey, Billie Ann Bolton, Doug Bolton, Mary Nix Pittman, John Nix, Lamar Nix, Susan Nix Butler, & Larry Crews.

Visitation will be Saturday, January 20, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Little-Ward Funeral Home, 115 State St., Commerce, GA 30529. Funeral services will be Sunday, January 21, at 2:00 PM, at First United Methodist Church, 16 Cherry St, Commerce. Officiating ministers will be Rev. Kathy Lamon, Dr. Jim Goodroe, and Dr. Ryan Goodroe. Interment will follow at Jackson Memorial Park, on Jefferson Hwy.

Memorials may be given to Glory Shiners Ministries (missionaries to Kenya), online or at P.O. Box 1342, Commerce, 30529; or to Commerce First United Methodist Church, designated for new park and playground.

Little-Ward Funeral Home Commerce, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Date
01/21/2018 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Little-Ward Funeral Home
(706) 335-3175
115 State St., Commerce 30529