DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. - Mary Frances (Melton) Nix, 92 of Madisonville, KY passed away Monday February 4, 2013 at Ridgewood Terrace Nursing Home in Madisonville.

She was born in Onton, KY to David Herman and Elizabeth Anges (Nance) Melton on August 2, 1920. She was a homemaker and a member of Soul’s Harbor Baptist Church in Madisonville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her 1st husband James W. Myrick in 1981 and 2nd husband Guy Nix in 2005, sister Norma Carver, 3 brothers: Mahlon Melton, Hank Melton, Herman Melton and grandson Carl W. Austin.

She is survived by 2 sons: Brian K. Myrick of Onton, M. Dennis Myrick and wife Mary of Evansville; 1 Daughter: Sherry Austin and husband Carl of Hanson; 1 Brother: Harold Melton and wife Sue of Onton; 2 Sister-in-laws: Joetta Melton and Hilda Chamberlain; 7 Grandchildren; 8 Great-grandchildren; 3 Great-great-grandchildren; Nieces and Nephews.

Services will be 11:00 AM Thursday February 7, 2013 at Tomblinson Funeral Home Slaughters-Hanson Chapel. Bro. Bill Crabtree will officiate.

Burial will be in Onton Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday 4-8PM and Thursday 9:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to The Gideon International.

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