84 year old Mrs. Johnnie Cripps Nixon of the Beasley’s Bend community of Smith County died Thursday at Lebanon Health and Rehabilitation. The body is at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Home where the funeral will be held Sunday at 1:00 p.m.. Serita Martin and Charles Allen Gentry will officiate and burial will be in the Gordonsville Cemetery. The Nixon family will receive friends at the Gordonsville Chapel on Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.; Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. She is survived by a half sister, Dorothy Malone of Temperance Hall. Two sisters-in-law, Eula Cripps of Temperance Hall and Sadye Trusty of Beasley’s Bend. Several nieces and nephews also survive. The Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.