OBITUARY

Dolores Nell Nix

November 11, 1940May 2, 2018

Dolores Nell Nix, 77, of Abilene, Texas passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 4, 2018 in the Elliott-Hamil Chapel of Faith, 5701 Hwy 277 South, with burial following in Elmwood Memorial Park Cemetery. Services will be officiated by Executive Pastor E.C. Ice of 1st United Methodist Church of Hamlin. The family will receive friends for a visitation prior to funeral services, from 12 to 1pm. Born November 11, 1940 in Abilene, Texas at Hendrick Hospital, Nell was the daughter of the late Oscar Welch Nix and Ethel Stevens. Nell was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Heather Leigh Curits; and sister, Marjorie D. Bolding. She is survived by her four children: Roy Yates, and wife Cindy of Aledo, Texas; Sherri Morgan and husband Buddy of Abilene, Texas; Leigh Ann Yates of Ft. Worth, Texas; and Darla Young and husband Terry of Abilene, Texas. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren: Tiffany Cork, Megan Comer, Kelsey Clark, Eric Yates, Chris Breeden, Laci Wright, Stephanie Byram, Jason Young, Jennifer Humphreys, Stacey Williamson, Abigayle Young, and Madelyn Young. Nell is also survived by 19 great-grandchildren. Nell found great joy in spending time with her children and grandchildren. Her devotion to her Lord and Savior was the foundation of her being. Nell retired from Hendrick Health System after 30 years of dedicated service, for which she received numerous awards. Nell's Hendrick family had a very special place in her heart. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 Friday, May 4, 2018 at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, located at 5701 Hwy 277 South, Abilene, Texas. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hendrick Hospice care, 1651 Pine Street, Abilene, Texas 79601, and Hagee Ministries, P. O. Box 1400, San Antonio, Texas 78295-1400. You may view and sign the guestbook at www.elliotthamilfuneralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Oscar Welch Nix, Father
  • Ethel Stevens, Mother
  • Heather Leigh Curits, Granddaughter
  • Marjorie D. Bolding, Sister
  • Roy Yates and wife Cindy, Son
  • Sherri Morgan and husband Buddy, Daughter
  • Leigh Ann Yates, Daughter
  • Darla Young and husband Terry, Daughter
  • Nell also leaves behind 12 grandchildren: Tiffany Cork, Megan Comer, Kelsey Clark, Eric Yates, Chris Breeden, Laci Wright, Stephanie Byram, Jason Young, Jennifer Humphreys, Stacey Williamson, Abigayle Young, Madelyn Young, and 19 great-grandchildren

Services

  • Visitation Friday, May 4, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 4, 2018
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