Carolyn Nix Wilson

Carolyn Nix Wilson


Carolyn Nix Wilson, 73, of Madison died April 20, 2022, at home. 

A funeral service was held  April 23, 2022, at Pear Orchard Presbyterian Church in Ridgeland with burial following at Natchez Trace Memorial Park. 

Carolyn was born on September 15, 1948, in Hattiesburg. She was the oldest of five children born to the late Ernest L. (Jack) Nix Sr. and Katherine Morren Nix. She graduated from Hattiesburg High School and the University of Southern Mississippi. Carolyn was a dedicated teacher for many years. After graduating from USM, she taught high school history and French at Woodland Hills Baptist Academy in Jackson. She later taught at Madison Central High School during its first year, Tupelo High School, and Key Middle School in Springfield, Virginia. Wherever she lived, she was an active church member, including at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Jackson and Grace Chapel Presbyterian Church and Pear Orchard Presbyterian Church in Madison. She taught children's Sunday School classes, prayed faithfully for her family and friends, and loved playing hymns at her piano at home, reading the Bible, and participating in Bible study groups. 

She is preceded in death by her parents Ernest L. (Jack) Nix, Sr. and Katherine Morren Nix. 

Survivors include her husband, Leonard H. (L.H.) Wilson, of Madison; son, Jack Louis Wilson (Amanda) of Madison and their four children, Emily, Jack Jr., Henry, and Katherine; brother Ernest L. (Jack) Nix Jr. (Deborah) of Shreveport; brother Wayne Nix of Madison; brother Jeffrey Nix of Atlanta; sister, Vicki Howard (Mike) of Madison; sister-in-law, Jane Hansbrough (Randy) of Bowling Green, Kentucky; and cousins, nieces, and nephew and their families.

The family requests memorials be made to French Camp Academy or Pear Orchard Presbyterian Church

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