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Texana Nixon

April 12, 1933 ~ September 30, 2019 (age 86)

Texana affectionately called "Tex" was born on April 12,1933 to the union of Sadie Bohannon and Melvin Grady Sr. She was the seventh child of eight , born in DeKalb, MS.

During her early years while living in Mississippi she was a member of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist church. Tex graduated from the Whisenton High school in DeKalb, MS.

Later in life she moved to Cleveland , Ohio and on December 4,1978 she met and married the love of her life, John L. Dixon. Tex was gainfully employed doing embroidery. After years of service, she became a Nurse Aide and worked at the City View Nursing Home.

Tex leaves to cherish her memory her husband, John; four step children; Brenda Thomas, Linda Young, Norman Nixon , and Beverly Thomas; four grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren; one brother , Melvin Grady,Jr. and a host of nieces ,nephews and other relatives and friends.

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