Sally A Nixon
Sally Ann Nixon, 77, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020, at Colonial Manor in Danville, Ill.
She was born June 21, 1942, the daughter of James and Helen (Dettman) McCoy in Danville. They precede her in death.
Also preceding Sally in death is one sister, Nancy (Don) McCoy Ellison.
Sally leaves behind her husband of 58 years, John J Nixon; two daughters, Sherri (Tom) Somers of Monticello and Jill (James) McDaniel of Oakwood; grandson, Kaden McDaniel; and several nieces and nephews.
Sally graduated from Danville High School, attended Brown Business College in Danville, then attended DACC where she received a Medical Coding Certificate. After her schooling, she worked for United Samaritans Medical Center, from which she later retired.
Sally loved to RV camp; she was the treasurer of the Jayco Camping Club. She was an election judge for Blunt Township, a 4-H leader and a member of Old Union Church for many years. Sally and John later became faithful members of Second Church of Christ in Danville.
Sally had many hobbies, but most of all she loved spending time with her family, especially with her grandson, Kaden. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who will be missed dearly by her family.
A Celebration of Life Service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 16, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville, IL 61834. Officiating will be Pastor Terry Goodwin. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park in Danville. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. the evening prior on Wednesday, January 15, at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made in Sally's name to Second Church of Christ or Carle Hospice. Please join Sally's family in sharing memories, photos and videos on her Tribute Wall at
Published on January 13, 2020


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