Roy Nixon, Shelby County’s first mayor, laid to rest

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 10, 2019 12:23 PM CT | Published: June 08, 2019 7:13 PM CT

Local politicians, friends and family gathered Saturday at St. Patrick Presbyterian Church in Collierville to say goodbye to Roy C. Nixon, the lawman and civic leader who served as Shelby County's first mayor.


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