Jewell Nix Wade Rives

Friday, March 28, 2008

Jewell Nix Wade Rives

Mrs. Jewell Nix Wade Rives, 91, of Tullahoma, formerly of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at her residence.

Mrs. Rives was a native of the Blue Creek Community of Giles County. She was retired from Genesco and was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Allen and Jennie Bell Cowan Nix; her husband of 55 years, Bennie Edward Wade; her second husband, Clyde Rives; two brothers, Cordelle and Paul Nix; and seven sisters, Lucy Nix, Tommie Perriman, Elsie Doggett, Willie Hopkins, Mary Doggett, Lillian Rutledge, and Ruth Smith.

She is survived by a daughter, Linda (Tom) Clark of Tullahoma; step children, Malcolm (Madelyn) Rives, Coleen (Max) Horst, and Claudette Rive; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will be at the Church of Christ, Cedar Lane, Tullahoma, for visitation starting at 5:30 p.m., Friday, March 28, followed by a service at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, March 29, the family will be at London Funeral Home, Lewisburg, from 10 a.m. until the funeral at noon. Burial will be at Mars Hill Cemetery.