Funeral service for Sidney "Jabo" Nixon, Jr., 92, of Cropwell, was held Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Kilgroe Funeral Home. Interment was in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Mr. Nixon died March 24, 2014. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Charles "Ridley" Nixon; 2 sisters, Hazel Brown, Mavis Whetstone; 3 brothers, Barney Nixon, Laly Nixon and Billy Nixon. He is a WWII Navy Veteran, served in South Pacific on USS Maryland, member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. He is survived by 2 daughters, Iris (Paul) Mitchell, Lynn (Chuck) Norris; sister, Juanita Spraggins; 4 grandchildren, Tracy Mitchell, Jacob Mitchell, Jessica Norris, Lucas Norris; numerous nieces and nephews. Condolences may be offered online at www.kilgroefh.com Kilgroe Funeral Home in Pell City directed the service.
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Published in St. Clair Times on Apr. 2, 2014