Official Obituary of

Mary Katherine (Lintner) Nix

April 29, 1943 ~ August 29, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Mary Nix Obituary

Mary K. Nix – Obituary

Mary Katherine (Lintner) Nix, age 80, passed away at her residence in Savoy, Illinois on August 29, 2023.

She was born on April 29, 1943 in West Frankfort to Charles and Joan Louise (Cunningham) Lintner. She married Maurice Eric “Ricky” Nix on July 3, 1965 and he preceded her in death on November 26, 2017.

She is survived by daughter Rebecca Nix and her husband Frank Colacicco of Champaign; sisters-in-law Sandy Lintner, Karen Galbraith, and Maureen Souers; cousins Karla (Max) McDonald, Bill (Jane) Rogers, Betty (Ken) Reyburn, Fred (Debbie) Wallace, and Joseph Moguin; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; siblings, Charlie Lintner and Bryan Ann Mandrell; and cousins John Moguin and Lynne Mendenhall.

Rebecca would like to express her appreciation to the caregivers who have attended to her mother over the last year.

A private graveside burial will be held at 10am on Friday, September 1, 2023 at Tower Heights Cemetery in West Frankfort. Visitation will be held at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) on Saturday, September 2 from 9am to 11am with a memorial service held at 11am.

Due to fragrance sensitivities, the family requests no flowers. A contribution may be sent in Mary’s memory to the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) building fund at 302 S. Main Street, Benton.

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September 2, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Christian Church
302 South Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Funeral Service
September 2, 2023

11:00 AM
First Christian Church
302 South Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Final Resting Place

Tower Heights Cemetery
501 North Walnut Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896


First Christian Church Building Fund
302 South Main Street, Benton IL 62812
Tel: 1-618-438-5841


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