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Naomi Wix, 70

Naomi Wix was born on May 18, 1942 in Sumner County, Tennessee to the late Maynard Ray and Margaret Louise Roberts Ray. She was one of eight siblings born to this family. Naomi was married on July 21, 1961 to Harold Wayne Wix. They have been together for 51 wonderful years. They made a home together and had two sons and two daughters. Having four children and a house to manage kept Naomi very busy. Her family was what Naomi’s life revolved around. She was much a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Besides Naomi’s parents; son, Nicky Lee Wix, daughter, Sandy Jean Wix, and one infant sister also preceded her in death. Naomi and Harold were very involved in motorcycle rides, and loved their time spend together on their bike.  She always wore a smile and had a very giving heart. Naomi was always willing to help someone in need. They had recently talked about how much they had acquired. They were not talking of material things, but of their children and grandchildren. On Friday, August 3, 2012, Naomi passed away. There is an empty spot left now for Harold, the family, and many friends who knew and loved Naomi. Naomi is survived by; Husband, Harold Wix, Son, Tony (Connie) Wix all of the New Zion Community in Macon County, TN, Daughter, Penny (Wayne) Hale of Scottsville, KY, Brothers, David (Clara) Ray, and Joe (Gail) Ray both of Portland, TN, Sisters, Sue (Buford) Bennett, Joy (Raymond) McCloud, Linda (Joe) McCloud all of Portland, TN, and Julie (Robert) Wix of Lebanon, TN, 16 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Naomi Wix were conducted on Monday, August 6th at 3 p.m. from the Chapel of Alexander Funeral Home. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers were Stevie Wix, and Buddy Wix. Donny Wix, Bobby Wix, Nathan Gray, Jacob Williams, Melvin Woodall, Timothy Wix, and Robert Biggers served as Active Pallbearers. Interment followed in the Shrum Cemetery.