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Patsy R. Nix

KSAL StaffFebruary 10, 2020

Patsy R. Nix, age 85, of Topeka, formerly of Abilene, passed away January 6, 2020 at the Presbyterian Manor in Topeka.

Patsy was born January 14, 1935 in Shamrock, Texas the daughter of RosaLee (Pruitt) Bledsoe. She attended schools in Enid, Oklahoma, graduating from Memorial High Catholic School.

On April 4, 1959 Patsy married the love of her life, Cecil Nix in Medford, Oklahoma. They began their married life in Oklahoma, moving to Abilene, in the summer of 1976. Patsy worked as a medical transcriptionist for over 63 years, spending 32 years at the Abilene Family Physicians.

She is survived by her daughters, Tami Rodda of Topeka, Kansas, Teresa Nix of Abilene; son Doug Nix of Florida; two sisters Carolyn and her husband Richard Conrady and Joy Harrison both of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; two brothers Butch Bledsoe of Enid, Oklahoma, and Bob Bledsoe and his wife Lucia of Jenks, Oklahoma; grandchildren Aaron and his wife Kristen Rodda, Joey Rodda, Kristen Rodda, Ethan and his wife Emily Heller, and Lucas Heller; great grandchildren Hudson and Bennett Rodda and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Cecil Nix, mother RosaLee Bledsoe; sister Charlotte Schultz, and one niece Sharon Mahan.

Visitation for Patsy will be from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial for Patsy will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Abilene with Father Don Zimmerman as Celebrant. A parish rosary will be recited at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday morning at the church. Her final resting place will be in the Abilene Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Patsy R. Nix Memorial Fund and may be sent in care of the Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home, 414 NW 3rd Street, Abilene, Kansas 67410. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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