Dorothy B. Nixon

NEW WATERFORD — Dorothy B. Nixon, 80, died Friday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Boardman.

She was born Sept. 13, 1938 in North Sewickley, Pa., a daughter of the late Everett and Martha Schwartz Cox.

She worked many jobs through her life including horse trainer, truck driver but most recently, she was a self-employed business owner, managing rental properties. 

She is survived by a son, David R. (Alissa) Nixon; daughter, Julie A. Nixon; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, David Nixon in 2008, and a son, Bruce A. Nixon in 2009.

A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 at the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 6 to 7 p.m. A private burial will take place at Crest Haven Memorial Gardens in New Waterford.

Memorial contributions can be made in Dorothy’s name to the Humane Society of Columbiana County or the National Association of the Mentally Ill (NAMI).