Donald Burle Nixon, age 60, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at his residence.
Mr. Nixon was born in Summerville, Georgia on December 8, 1957, son of Gordon Burle Nixon and the late Ruby Nell Gentry Salyers. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Doyle Ray Nixon. Mr. Nixon worked for a number of years as a truck driver and was a member of the Desoto Park Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Lisa Keith Nixon, to whom he was married on May 9, 2009; children, Misty Dawn Nixon, Rome, Donald Burle Nixon, Jr. (Teri Beth) Adairsville, Wesley Adam Keith, MacKenzie Renee’ Keith, Noah Jacob Nixon and John Dallas Ivey, all of Rome; grandchildren, Destiny, Dakota and Jasmine Pilcher, Dallas Lee Ivey and Karli Grace Nixon; his father, Gordon Burle Nixon, Rome; two brothers, Gordon Daniel Nixon, Rome, and Bobby Brock, Rome; two sisters, Sandra Nell Kelly (Franklin Eugene), Rome, and Mandi Castrejon, Coosa; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, August 5, 2018, at 2pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Scott Lambert officiating. Following the service, Mr. Nixon will be cremated according to his wishes.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Sunday from 1 p.m. until the service time.
Martha Sue Bonner, age 81, of Rome, passed away at her residence Friday, August 3, 2018. Services are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Daniel’s Funeral Home. Daniel’s Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.
Annie Harris Burton, age 88, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at a local hospital after an extended battle with cancer.
Mrs. Burton was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on June 9, 1930, daughter of the late Margret Carnes Harris and the late William J. Harris. She was married to Robert Griffin Burton Jr., who also predeceased her. Mrs. Burton was a member of Second Avenue Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Julia Kijowski (Paul), Rome; and, a son, Richard Burton (Jill), Rome; 3 grandsons, Adam Kijowski, Rome, Patrick McShane (Elizabeth), Jefferson; Harris Burton, Savannah, and 1 great-grand daughter, Kate McShane.
A private interment will be held.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heyman HospiceCare at Floyd, P. O. Box 163, Rome, GA 30162.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel.
Ms. Moncia Renee Jackson, age 22, of Rome, Ga. transitioned August 2, 2018. Service for Ms. Jackson will be August 14, 2018 at 1 pm at Christ Temple RPC in Rome. The body will lie instate from 12 noon until the funeral hour. The family will receive friends at F. K. Jones Funeral Home on Monday, August 13, 2018 from 6 pm until 7 pm. Please keep the family lifted up in prayer.
Care and Direction entrusted to F. K. Jones Funeral Home.