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Catherine Elizabeth Nixon

April 23, 2022


     Catherine Elizabeth “Cathy” Nixon, 78, of Chillicothe passed peacefully at home at 3:42 p.m. Saturday, April 23, 2022 surrounded by her children. 

     She was born August 26, 1943, in Chillicothe, to the late James and Bernadine Pabst Pinnix. 

     Surviving are daughters, Mickie Dunkle, of Chillicothe and Angel (Brad) Scaggs, of Chillicothe; grandchildren, Christopher Nixon, of Chillicothe, Kelsey (Colton) Whitehouse, of Texas, Joel Dunkle, of Columbus, Gracie Dunkle, of Chillicothe and Dylan Scaggs, of Chillicothe; great granddaughters, Ivy and Izzy Whitehouse and a great granddaughter due to be born in August; sisters, Barbara (Jerry) Sherwood, of Kingston and Pat Summers, of Columbus; a brother, Nick (Ruth) Pinnix, of Chillicothe; and several nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a son, Scotty Nixon; a sister, Carolyn Recobs; and brothers, John and James Pinnix.

     Catherine retired from RCA.  She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church.  Cathy was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  She will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved her. 

     Mass of Christian Burial will be offered 2 p.m. Thursday, April 28, 2022 in St. Peter Catholic Church with Fr. Timothy Hayes, Celebrant.  Burial will follow in St. Margaret Cemetery.  Friends may call at the WARE FUNERAL HOME from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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