Ruth Ella Nixon

Sunrise: June 25, 1939

Sunset: December 20, 2020

Ruth Nixon was granted her angel wings on December 20,2020. Her final days were spent with her Granddaughter, Tasha. Ruth’s life may seem short to many, but those who were touched and loved by her are extremely blessed to have a love like hers.

Ruth was born on June 25, 1939 in Scotland Neck, NC. She is pre-deceased by her Parents, Willey and Gertie Williams, Husband, Percy Nixon, SR, Son, Percy Nixon, JR, and Granddaughter, Jamila Williams.

Ruth moved to Virginia Beach, VA where she raised her children. She leaves behind her loving Daughters, Belinda McIlwain, Julia Nixon, Sandra Nixon, Regina Hobbs (Tommy), and Pamela Bell (Steven). She also leaves behind her loving Grandchildren. Dalvin Williams, Reginald Nixon(Crystal), Terrill Hobbs(Jennifer), Lisa Carter(Jason), Travis Nixon(Jennifer), Michael McIlwain Jr.(Jasmyne), Maurice McIlwain(Tashonda), Jermaine Langley(Kennisha), Tasha Cole, and Kayla Nixon. Ruth was also a very proud Great-Grandmother. She also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, and a very dear friend Earl Mills.

Ruth worked at Stihl Corporation until her retirement. Some of her hobbies were cooking, search word books, and puzzles. She loved the Christmas holiday and her family!

She will be dearly missed.

Viewing Wednesday, January 6, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Thursday, January 7, 2021 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery 8100 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Jean Battle says

    Praying for you cousins!! Aunt Ruth will be missed dearly. ❤️

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    Kim Richardson says

    My deepest Sympathy and sincerest Condolences to your family.
    From the Richardson’s

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    Terrill, Jennifer, Adrian, Jarrell and Arianna says

    We will always have you in our hearts. We love and miss you so much Grandma.

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      Nicole says

      My Dearest Aunt Ruth♥️MAY YOU SLEEP IN PEACE, WE LOVE YOU SO VERY MUCH?My Deepest condolences to the family??Praying for strength and healing in this difficult time.

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    Your Niece - Vicki Williams says

    I send my sincere condolences to the entire family. God please continue to cover them all during this time. You will never be forgotten. LOVE you Aunty you will be truly missed.

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