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Shirley Faulkner Nixon

November 15, 1936 — February 11, 2021

Shirley Faulkner Nixon, 84, of Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina passed away February 11, 2021.

She was born November 15, 1936 in Marshville, NC to the late Eugene Armstrong Faulkner, Jr. and Fannie Geneva Gulledge.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Nixon; two brothers; and one sister.

Shirley is survived by her daughters, Melanie Nixon Holloway (Tim) and Missy Nixon Michael (Steve); one grandaughter, Brooke Mangum (Brad); two great-grandchildren, Adi Mangum and Annie Mangum; two sisters, Pat Mills and Joyce Bowers; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Shirley was an avid Donald Trump supporter and also enjoyed yardwork.  Above all, she loved her family and cherished time spent with them.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sunday, February 14, 2021 at New Covenant United Methodist Church, 14514 Lucia Riverbend Hwy, Mt Holly, NC.  Funeral services will follow immediately at 2:00 PM, also at New Covenant United Methodist Church.  Interment will take place at Salem United Methodist Church, Denver, North Carolina.

Memorial contributions may be made in Shirley's memory to Levine & Dickson Hospice House, 11900 Vanstory Dr, Huntersville, NC 28078.

Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.kepnerfh.com.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, February 14, 2021

1:00 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

New Covenant United Methodist Church

14514 Lucia Riverbend Hwy, Mount Holly, NC 28120

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Funeral Service

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

New Covenant United Methodist Church

14514 Lucia Riverbend Hwy, Mount Holly, NC 28120

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