Margaret Nixon

In Memorial

Margaret Morris Nixon, 91, of 230 Whitehat Road, Hertford, NC died Monday, July 29, 2013 at Waterbrooke of Elizabeth City.  Born in Pasquotank County, NC and a longtime resident of Perquimans County, NC, she was the daughter of the late William Quinton and Sara Florence Sawyer Morris and was the wife of the late Walter Nixon.  Mrs. Nixon was a seamstress and a member of Faith Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Sarah F. Nixon of Newport News, VA and Mary “Nickie” Green and husband Richard of Elizabeth City, NC; two sons, Lloyd W. Nixon and wife Mary Jane of Moyock, NC and James L. Nixon and wife Pam of Kitty Hawk; a sister-in-law, Shirley Morris; nine grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.  In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Nixon was preceded in death by a son, Walter Ray Nixon.

A funeral service will take place Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Bryan Pease and the Rev. Thomas Biggs officiating.  Burial will be in New Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends following the service in the lobby of the funeral home and at other times at the residence of Mary and Richard Green, 1907 Johnson Road, Elizabeth City, NC.  Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Nixon family.  Condolences may be sent to the family at

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  1. Larry & Virginia Hughes

    We share your sadness at the passing of your mother. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

  2. Sandra and Buddy Onley

    Mary Ella and family
    So sorry to hear about Aunt Margaret, she was the last to go. Mom is only 1 1/2 years younger than her. I know from experience with mom what your family has gone through. Now she is at peace.

  3. Sandi Markle

    Nickie my heart goes out to you all in the loss of Miss Margaret, she was a very special and sweet person and she will be greatly missed. As much I know you will miss her she is in a much better place. You and your family will be in my prayers.
    Sandi Markle

  4. Barb Wilt

    Sarah, Nickie, and family…the loss is tremendous but the memories will live forever. Many lessons were learned from your mom, many memories made, cherish those in those in the days and years to come!
    Barb and Deb

  5. Sharon and Dan Pendley

    Mr. Nixon, you and your entire family are in our thoughts and prayers. Keep your memories close to your heart because there is nothing like having a mother’s love. God Bless…

  6. Kat Hank Randall

    My prayers go for all of you during this time. As hard as it is to loose a loved one I hope you find comfort in knowing she is in a MUCH better place.

  7. Jim & Esther Wolfe (Sharon Wolfe Pendley's Mom & Dad)

    Mr. Nixon
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May the special things about your Mother live on inside your heart forever.
    God Bless….

  8. Courtney Austin-Strickland

    Mr. Nixon and family, Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers during this time of loss.

  9. Bill and Becky Hollen and Family

    It has been too many years but we use to know Ms. Nixon thru Annie and Jack Chandler.
    You have our deepesst condolences and sympathies.

  10. Lyn (Hollen) Tillman

    Sorry to hear or Mrs. Nixon’s passing. Was thinking about her the other week, she always hug with all her might and was a fantastic women who could do so much!

  11. Becky and Billy Hollen

    There is never a time that when I think of Margaret that I don’t smile. Her laughter and warm hugs are such a part of our lives and of our children. God loved Margaret Nixon.

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