CROSS PLAINS ? Memorial services for Mary Etta McKenzie Nixon, 53, will be held at a later date. She was cremated under the direction of Higginbotham Funeral Home of Cross Plains.

She died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.

She was born Jan. 9, 1960, in Fresno, Calif., to Carl T. and Emily Joy (Snodgrass) McKenzie. She was married to Glenn Nixon on Aug. 12, 1978, in Cross Plains. She worked as a certified nurse’s aide.

Survivors include her husband, Glenn Nixon of Brownwood; daughters, Lydia and Mandy Nixon; son, Brian Nixon; four grandchildren; sister, Nena Alvarado of Fresno, Calif.; and brother, Charles McKenzie of Coleman.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joy and Carl McKenzie; and sister, Billy McKenzie.