RED BAY, AL. – Eugenia Frances Walden Nixon, 92, died Friday, July 10, 2015 at The Terrace at Priceville, Decatur, Al. She was born in Booneville, Ms. to John Sidney Walden & Effie Walden. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Red Bay, Al. and was a charter member of the Red Bay Garden Club. She retired as the Executive Director of Red Bay Housing Authority after 40 years.
Graveside services will be Sunday, July 12, at 5 p.m. at Red Bay City Cemetery, Red Bay, Al.with Bro. Bill Harper officiating. Burial will be in Red Bay City Cemetery, Red Bay, Al. Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay, Al. will be in charge of arrangements.
Survivors are one son – Nicky Nixon (Charlotte) Decatur, Al.; grandchildren – Amy Jackson (Brad) Decatur, Al., Leigh Ann Wise (Reagan) Tupelo, Ms. and Sally Coulson (Owen) Birmingham, Al. and eight great-grandchildren – Mary Bradford Jackson, Gray Jackson, Charlotte Wise, John David Wise, Catherine Wise, Maury Coulson, Carter Coulson and Caroline Coulson.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Lee Nixon and a brother, Guynes Walden.
Pallbearers will be Johnnie Weatherford, John Bostick, Alan Bostick, Reagan Wise, Brad Jackson and Owen Coulson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 616, Red Bay, Al. or First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1667, Decatur, Al. 35602.