Tonya L. Nixon


Tonya L. Nixon, 67, of New Castle passed away the morning of Aug. 9, 2019, at her residence.
Born in Youngstown, Ohio, on March 31, 1952, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Susie Law-rence.
Tonya was a graduate of Harding Business College.
Tonya was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Nixon in November 1997.
Tonya attended Prevailing Word World Outreach Center.
She enjoyed movies and old school music. Tonya loved spending time with family, but her greatest joy was her grandchildren.
Tonya is survived by her children, Angelique (Craig) Smith, Jacquelin (Terry) Werner, Channon Nixon and Nicole Nixon; her brothers, Robert Keyes and John Lawrence; her sisters, Marshel (Alex) Alexander, Shela King and Toni (Wesley) Bruce; 21 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Tonya was preceded in death by her brother, Thomas Lawrence; grandson, Marcus Anderson; and great-grandchild, Journi.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St.
A Homegoing service will be celebrated at noon Thursday at the funeral home. Apostle David Young Sr. of Prevailing Word World Outreach Center will officiate.
Burial will be at Parkside Cemetery.
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Published on August 12, 2019
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Clinton K. Payne, Jr.
Aug 14, 2019
Our heart goes out to you and your family. Peace and Blessings to all, your smile will be greatly missed.
Jamie and Noah
Aug 13, 2019
Sean sorry for your loss you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers
Debe Payne-Aranda
Aug 13, 2019
So sorry to hear this sad news. Growing up Tonya always had us laughing with her stories. She was so much fun. God will give each of you the strength to go thru this.
Carol Courtney
Aug 13, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with you today.