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, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
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 at TeleRadio Communications, Penn State Belt and Buckle and Silco Specialties, both of 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., Nov. 29, 2010; granddaughter, Jennifer; brothers, Garfield, Edward and Benjamin George; 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; great-grandchildren, Sarah, Chelsea, Jarrett, Jessica, Lucas, Josh and Meghan.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, 21 N. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre. The Rev. George Kropp, pastor of Laurel Run Primitive Methodist Church, will officiate. Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery, Hanover Township. Family and friends may call Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.