Bernice Luckey Nixon, of Stanley, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 28, 2021, at the age of 102. She was born in Lincoln County to the late Edward and Clara Beatty Luckey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ottis Nixon; as well as her sisters, Muriel Lethcoe and Geraldine Baxley; and brother Reid Luckey. She was a life long member of Salem United Methodist Church and a lifetime member of the United Methodist Women. Bernice loved gathering with friends and family, was an avid gardener, loved traveling and took many trips with friends. She spent many years working in various textile jobs. Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Jerry Nixon (Vickie), Norma Morrison (Ronnie), and Nan Francey (Terry); grandchildren, Wendi Riddle (Phil), Jeremy Nixon, Andrew Morrison, Kara Blackwelder (Lee), and Erin Francey; and great grandchildren, Spencer, Savannah, Aubrie, and Emmy. The family will greet guests from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Salem United Methodist Church, 378 N. Pilot Knob Road, Denver. A service to celebrate Bernice's life will be held immediately following at 3:00, also at the church. Interment will conclude in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Salem United Methodist Church. Arrangements are in the care of Woodlawn Funeral Home, Mount Holly. Online condolences may be left at www.woodlawnfuneral.org.
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