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Donna Su Lunn Nix – February 18, 2017

Donna Su Lunn Nix, 81, of Amarillo, died Saturday, February 18, 2017.Nix Obit Photo
Services will be at 1:00 pm, Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with the Reverend Corky Holland, First Baptist Church and Chaplain Jeff Messner, Bivins Pointe, officiating. Burial will follow in Llano Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Boulevard.
Donna was born June 16, 1935, in Wheeler, Texas, to Grady and Maye Lunn. Donna grew up in Canadian, Texas, and married Bill Nix, also of Canadian, in February 1955.  Donna and Bill moved to Amarillo to begin their careers.  Donna worked for the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company for 43 years; her identical twin sister, Pat also worked for the telephone company.  Donna and Pat, as twins, were very close, lived across the street from each other and were never apart for more than three weeks until Pat’s death in 2008.  Donna was a member of the Southwestern Bell Pioneers and the First Baptist Church of Amarillo.  Donna often expressed her greatest achievements were working for the telephone company and helping care for her nephew and nieces.
In addition to her twin, Pat, Donna was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bill Nix; sister, Wynell Moody; brother, Kem Lunn; and nephew, Brad Hutton.
Survivors include a sister Nachola Jeter, Amarillo; brother Phil Lunn (Jan), of Topeka, Ks; sister-in-law Jackie Lunn of Topeka, Ks; as well as several nieces, great nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorials be made to First Baptist Church, 1208 S Tyler Street, Amarillo, TX 79101.


  • Tom Grabber Posted February 22, 2017 11:17 am

    Such a shock to see this. Such a young age. I wish to give my sincere deepest condolences to all the families. Is such a hard thing, but with faith, we all can be strong and know that Troy is among angels!

  • Eddie & Ladonna Renteria Posted February 22, 2017 4:10 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Donna was our neighbor for many years and was very sweet to us and our girls. She watched them grow up. Her sister Pat lived next door to us and we would always have talks with them about the neighborhood gossip or just to see how each others families were doing. She will be missed but know for sure she’s living high with Bill and with her twin sister Pat and other family as well. Thoughts and prayers with family.

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