She is survived by her husband of over 60 years, Doug Wix; a daughter, Paulette Blankenship; 3 sons and 2 daughters-in-law, Roger and Wanda Wix; Rocky Wix; Kirk and Sonia Wix, all of the Wixtown Community; a daughter-in-law, Trish Wix, of the Green Grove Community; 10 grandchildren, Troy Wix, Michael Wix, Casey Stovall, Jason Wix, Allison Turner, Janice Anderson, Janet Wilson, Rachel Bowling, Chad Blankenship, and Shelby Wix; 21 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a son, Gary Wix, a brother, Odis Frye, and 2 sisters, Jewell Dean Cole and Sadie Wix.
Funeral services for Evelyn Ruline Wix were conducted at 10 AM Tuesday, February 14, 2006 at Miller’s Chapel General Baptist Church with Rev. Harold King officiating. Burial was in Miller’s Chapel Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Michael Wix, Bucky Stovall, John Anderson, Willie Bowling, Mike Wilson, and Chad Blankenship. Honorary pallbearers were Jason Wix and Troy Wix.
Alexander-Goad Funeral Home in Lafayette, TN in charge of arrangements.