Rosie Nix Adams
Rozanna "Rosie" Nix Adams (July 13, 1958 – October 24, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter. She was born July 13, 1958, the daughter of June Carter Cash and her second husband Edwin "Rip" Nix, and the stepdaughter of the famous country singer Johnny Cash. She was married to Philip Adams. Her first name was spelled as both "Rosie" and "Rosey," according to stepsister Rosanne Cash, "even in the family!"
Nix was a singer/songwriter and performed as a back-up singer for The Johnny Cash Show, David Grey, and Slim Whitman. She was also a semi-regular performing member of the Carter Family.
She and Jimmy Campbell, a bluegrass fiddle player, were found dead on a bus in Montgomery County, Tennessee, on October 24, 2003. It was determined that the deaths were caused by carbon monoxide from the six propane space heaters, used without ventilation, in the bus. Nix was 45 when she died.
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