Ms. Nellie Nix Hyde, age 91, passed away on September 17, 2016 in McDonough, Georgia. She was born on February 3, 1925 to the late Benjamin Harrison and Lydia Mable (Schaffer) Nix; in Stevens County, Kansas on her family’s farm, near the town of Hugoton. In 1946, she was united in marriage to Wallace Nathan Ward of Brownwood, TX. They welcomed her first daughter, Cynthia Nell, into the world together. After 11 years of marriage, he preceded her in death in 1957. In 1958, she met Charles Earl Hyde of Hugoton, KS. They married and welcomed her second daughter, Charla Kay. She also welcomed one stepdaughter, Bobbie Lou, into her family. Charles preceded her in death in 1973. Ms. Hyde enjoyed time spent with family and friends. She never met a stranger and was always so generous, loving, and kind hearted. She will be remembered most for her motherly love toward everyone.
Surviving family members are: Cindy and Roger Bonsall of Hugoton and their children; Stacie and Guy Robins, Tab and MaKinze Shelton, all of Hugoton. Stephanie and Jeff Kippes, Riley, Connor and Copper, all of Dodge City, KS. Arby and Jessica Bonsall, Zane, Jace and Chaz, all of Hugoton. Bobbie Roberts, Michelle and Maddy Hoy, all of Riverton, UT. Charla and Michael Ford of McDonough, GA; Michael and Carey, Jacob, Jesse, and Lily Belle, all of Locust Grove, GA. Melysa and Ross Caponetto, Ross Michael and baby, all of Blue Springs, MO. Her brother Ben Nix and wife Jane, of Liberal, KS. Sister-in-law, Carol Nix of Mesa, AZ. Many nieces and nephews, and countless friends. In addition to her parents and two husbands, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Homer, Ford, Virgil, Harding, and Reed; her sister, Norma; a niece, Sheila Fay; and a nephew, Charles Lee.
Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Paul’s-Robson Funeral Home at 10AM and burial will be at Hugoton Cemetery, Hugoton.