Ms. Deanna Lee Nixon, 63, died Monday, December 21, 2015, at Guilford Health Care Center.
A memorial service will be held 3:00 pm Wednesday at Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Home with Pastor Josh Eller officiating.
Ms. Nixon was born November 23, 1952, in Guilford County to Charles Williams and Becky Ward Williams. After graduating from Southeast Guilford, she worked for many years as a bookkeeper, most recently with 4 Seasons Environmental Services. She was a lifelong member of Hunter Hills Baptist Church. Prior to her stroke in 2008, she led an active life, particularly enjoying water skiing and karate. She loved animals, eventually breeding exotic birds in her home. She raised her two boys as a single mother, and they were her priority in life.
Ms. Nixon was preceded in death by her brother, Ted Williams. She is survived by her sons, Justin Nixon (Beth) and Jeremy Nixon (Leslie); mother, Becky Williams; father, Charles Williams; grandchildren, Gabriel, Elijah, Abigail, and Kendra.