The Newnan Times-Herald


James Fletcher Nixon, Sr.

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • May. 02, 2019 - 2:27 PM

Mr. James “Jimmy” Fletcher Nixon, Sr., 93, of Palmetto, Ga. passed away Monday, April 29, 2019.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Marie Nixon.

He is survived by his daughter, Gina Hernandez (Ismael) of Palmetto; sons, James Fletcher Nixon, Jr. (Sue) of Marietta, Ga., George Glenn Nixon (Joyce) of Tennessee; grandchildren, Linda-Marie, Alan, Loren, Lizette, Jonathon, Jim, George; great-grandchildren, Carmen, Samantha, Brianna, Rylan, Lexi, Ryan, Blakelee, Natalie, Mason; and best friend, Bubba.

A funeral service will be held Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Parrott Funeral Home in Fairburn with Dr. John Riley officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in College Park.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 1 until the time of service at Parrott Funeral Home and Crematory, 770-964-4800.