Julia Ann Nixon of B'nai B'rith Apartments, Wilkes-Barre, and formerly of Slattery Street, Wilkes-Barre Township, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
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Born Oct. 9, 1927, in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Mary Williams George.
Julia attended Laurel Run School.
She was employed for many years by TeleRadio Communications, Penn State Belt and Buckle; Silco Specialties, Wilkes-Barre Township; and RCA Corp., Mountain Top.
She was a member of Laurel Run Primitive Methodist Church.
She enjoyed crocheting and various crafts, and loved decorating for the holidays, especially Christmas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Edward Nixon Jr., on Nov. 29, 2010; granddaughter, Jennifer; brothers, Garfield, Edward and Benjamin George; and sisters, Elizabeth Welebob, Jane Stefanski, Martha Swartwood, Mary Heddismehr and Grace George.
Surviving are her daughters, Pamela Schoonover, Wilkes-Barre; and Kathy Flannery, Wilkes-Barre Township; sons, John and his wife, Phyllis, Wilkes-Barre Township; and David Nixon, Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren, Frank, Brian, Michael, Stephanie, Randy, Crystal, Kelly and Steven; and great-grandchildren, Sarah, Chelsea, Jarrett, Jessica, Lucas, Josh and Meghan.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, 21 N. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre, the Rev. George Kropp, pastor, Laurel Run Primitive Methodist Church, officiating.
Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Family and friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Published in Citizens' Voice on May 2, 2013