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Julia Ann Nixon

(ROANOKE) Funeral services for Julia Ann Nixon, 79, of Roanoke, formerly of LaGrange, Ga., were held on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2023, at noon at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bros. David Arrington and Mike Brewer officiating. Burial followed at Restlawn Memorial Gardens in LaGrange.
Mrs. Nixon passed away on Thursday, Oct. 12, at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Ga.
Survivors include: a daughter, Regina Benefield (Keith) of Roanoke; six grandchildren, Brian, Nicole, Craig, Michael, Sara and Justin; 18 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Marie Hand of Roanoke.
Pallbearers were her grandsons, Craig, Justin, Brian, Michael, Daniel and Elijah.
A Coweta Co., Ga., native, Mrs. Nixon was born on July 18, 1944, the daughter of Doris Arrington Hill. She was Christian by faith and was a member of Midway Full Gospel Church. Mrs. Nixon ran the VFW in West Point, Ga., for over 30 years and took a tremendous amount of pride in her work. She enjoyed her weekly trips to Tommie Sue’s Styles to have her hair done.
Mrs. Nixon was preceded in death by her mother, Doris Arrington Hill; her husband, Rufus Leroy Nixon; a daughter, Letetia Rushing; and a sister, Debbie Hand.
Memorials may be floral.
Online condolences may be expressed at
Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.