Wilma Jean Nixon, age 75, of Nelsonville, Ohio, died Thursday October 28, 2021 at her residence. She was born February 1, 1946 in Waverly, Ohio, a daughter of the late Charles Wesley Rose and Viola Mae Jones Carroll. She was united in marriage November 2, 1969 to her husband, Donnie Robert Nixon, who preceded her in death January 10, 1991. She is survived by five children, Charles Franklin Coatney Jr. of New Straightsville, Ohio, Timothy Dwayne Coatney of Columbus, Ohio, Yvonne Denise Nixon of Nelsonville, Ohio, Robert Edward (Brianne Swart) Nixon of Nelsonville, Ohio, and Dale Eugene Nixon of New Straightsville, Ohio, eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, five brothers and sisters, Clinton Daniel Rose of Waverly, Ohio, Sarah Mae Sturm of Belprey, Ohio, Gerald Leo Rose of Waverly, Ohio, Leonard Carroll Jr. of Ocala, Florida, and Linda (David) Owens of Pomroy, Ohio. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one grandchild and two brothers, Samuel Lee Rose and Wilbur Wesley Rose.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday November 2, 2021 at the Cox Burkitt Funeral Home in Beaver, Ohio with Pastor Clyde Rose officiating. Burial will follow in the Grandview Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held from 5-7:00 P.M. Monday November 1, 2021 at the funeral home.