Shelby Jean Nix

March 6, 1939September 1, 2013
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Shelby Jean Sweatmon Nix Funeral services for Shelby Jean Sweatmon Nix, 74, of Cullman will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Spirit Life Church of God, the Revs. Andrew Ball and Tim Herron officiating, with burial in Cullman City Cemetery. The body will lie in state from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church. Moss-Service Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Nix died Sunday, Sept. 1, at her residence. She was born March 6, 1939, to Rev. Curtis and Lucille Kritner. She was preceded in death by death by her parents; and a grandson, Justin Leon Nuss. Survivors include her husband, Burlis Nix; a son, Lynn (Janet) Sweatmon; a daughter, Donna (Jim) Osborne, Joan (Tim Ramsey) Blakemore, Glenda (Randy) Bates and Sheila (Greg) Nuss; a stepdaughter, Diann (John) Smith; a stepson, Eric (Christine) Nix; a brother, Robert (Janie) Kritner; three sisters, Betty (John) Wilhite, Dean (Curly) Speegle and Brenda (Kenneth) Hunter; 20 grandchildren, Matt Blakemore, April Hogan, Adam Blakemore, Amanda Voss, Jennifer Nuss, Kristie Birdsong, Trenda Kimbrell, Katie Rutledge, Lindsie Sweatmon, Delaney Bates, Kim Flippo, Jamie Adkins, Jon Bolan, Bryan Smith, Chrissy Sims, Danielle Nix, Michele Whitlock, Christopher Nix, William Nix and Marcus Nix; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.


  • Visitation Tuesday, September 3, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, September 4, 2013

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robert kritner

October 2, 2014

It can be so hard to face the first year without your loved one, but the love of family and friends can carry you through.


September 29, 2014

Momma,there's not a day that goes by that I don't think about you and miss you so badly!!! My heart aches for you every day and what I wouldn't give to hear your voice one more time. But, I also know your in such a better place than we are and wouldn't come back here even if you could. So from me to you... I wanna stroll over heaven with you.... I love you momma & miss you so much

sheila nuss

May 23, 2014

oh momma how I still miss you every day!!!!! I love you so much.

IRobert kritner

September 4, 2013

I love you big sister.

Robert&Janie Kritner

September 4, 2013

Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories forever.

Vivian Skirlock

September 4, 2013

Shelby Jean, You will be missed so much by all of your family and friends. RIP dear cousin.

Krista Harvey

September 3, 2013

Prayers and Condolences to you and your family Matt! I am so sorry for you loss!

mary king

September 3, 2013

Shelby Jean you will be miss dearly but you are with all the love one that left before you love you

Kenn Brown

September 3, 2013

Shelby Jean always had a contagious smile for everyone she met. A true classy lady. I will miss you, dear cousin.

My prayers are with the family at this time. May God lead them, and comfort their hearts in the knowledge that she is now rejoicing with the angels.

Maye Riddle

September 3, 2013

Shelby Jean....You will live on, in the hearts of many.