Dortha Mae Nix

January 23, 1938 – August 7, 2018

Dortha Mae Nix

    Dortha Mae Nix, daughter of the late Ernest Lee Callahan and Sadie Tennessee Gamblin Callahan, was born in Freemont, Missouri on January 23, 1938 and departed this life at Southeast Health Center of Stoddard County, Dexter, Missouri on August 7, 2018 at the age of 80.

Mrs. Nix had been a homemaker and a member of Okeena Assembly in Holcomb, Missouri.  She was a resident of Bernie.

She was united in marriage to Jimmy Ray Nix in Wagoner, Oklahoma on August 14, 1982.  Mr. Nix preceded his wife in death on July 29, 2017.

Survivors include, Jerry Nichols of Wagoner, Oklahoma and Leroy Nichols of Sand Springs, Oklahoma; by three daughters, Ava Swimmer of Gore, Oklahoma, Marsha Thurston of Bernie, Missouri and Sharon Carpenter of Tulsa, Oklahoma; by two brothers, Leroy Callahan of Sand Springs, Oklahoma and Bobby Ray Reeves of Gillespie, Illinois; by four sisters, Joann Walker of Campbell, Missouri, Clantha Lawson of Jenks, Oklahoma, Deni Harden and Joyce Cobb both of Muskogee, Oklahoma; by fourteen Grandchildren and Twenty Seven Great-Grandchildren; also by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death other than by her parents and her husband, by one son, Gary Nichols; by one daughter, Tracey Wamego; by two brothers, Dale Callahan and Lee French; by one sister, Kay Page.

Friends may call at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, Missouri on Friday, August 10, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M.   Funeral services will then be conducted at 12:00 P.M. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie, with Rev. Tim Russell officiating.  Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.   Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.

In Lieu of Flowers, Memorials may be made to Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home.