July 7, 1947 - March 12, 2017
Para Lee Weathers Nixon, entered eternal rest on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Palmetto Health Tuomey. Born in Sumter County, she was the daughter of the late George Weathers and Mary Shannon Weathers. After the death of her mother, she was raised by Elijah and Isabell Ricks of Claremont. She received her formal education in Sumter County and was employed for numerous years at Thermoid HBD Ind. and Walmart until her retirement. She was joined in holy matrimony to Phillip Nixon. This union was blessed with five children. Phillip Nixon preceded her in death in November of 2015. Her greatest joy was spending time with family. Mrs. Nixon was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She was a member of Willow Grove AME Church and served on the Gospel Choir, Stewardess Board and the Women’s Missionary Society. She was preceded in death by: her parents, husband, two daughters, Sandra Merlene and Phyllis Renee Nixon and two brothers and four sisters. She leaves to cherish her memories: three daughters, Gwendolyn Nixon of the home, Brenda (William) Smith of Sumter, and Cynthia Butler of Rembert; five grandsons: Trinity, Quentin and Devlin Nixon of the home Marquillis and DeAnglo Nixon of Rembert; four granddaughters; Kasandra Nixon of the home, Samantha Nixon of Rembert; LaTanya Rush and LaShonda McKnight of Sumter; ten great- grandchildren; two sisters, Geneva Thompson of Rembert and Mary Spencer of Columbia; three brothers: Issac (Lillie) Weathers of Richmond Virginia; George Weathers Jr. of Cleveland Ohio and Frank Robinson of Columbia; four sister-in laws; Arthree Ricks of Columbia; Josephine Callahan of Wyandanch, Long Island, New York, Dorcas Williams of Sumter, and Emma (Lewis) Howard of Rembert. two aunts and one uncle by marriage, Leah Nixon of New Jersey; Florence Glasco, of Chester, Pennsylvania and Dr. Roosevelt (Calpernia) Nixon of Florence, N.J. A special friend; Jerry Singleton and special cousins; Marie Wiley, Deloris Choice and Shirley Harrison.
Para Lee Weathers Nixon, entered eternal rest on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Palmetto Health Tuomey. Born in Sumter County, she was the daughter of the late George Weathers and Mary Shannon Weathers. After the death of her mother, she was raised... View Obituary & Service Information
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