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Sharon K. Nixon, 70, of North Platte, passed away April 19, 2013, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center.
Sharon was born March 23, 1943, at Hastings, Nebraska to Harold William and Lula Mae (Stewart) Wynn. Following her graduation from Hastings High School in 1961, she attended Hastings Beauty Academy in Hastings graduating in 1963.
Sharon married Robert L. Nixon on June 7, 1964 at First Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hastings. The couple made their home in Hastings where they lived and started their family and in 1978 they moved to North Platte. Sharon worked for Maronello Beauty Shop and the Good Samaritan Beauty Shop in Hastings before moving to North Platte where she worked at the Pawnee Beauty Shop, A Street Hair Company and The Hairdressers until her retirement in 1995.
She was a member of First Lutheran Church, a past member of the Eagles Auxiliary in North Platte. Her hobbies included bowling, knitting, crossword puzzles and a strong love for animals.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert, in 1994; a brother, Wallis D. Wynn; and a niece.
Sharon is survived by two sons, Mike (Dodie Johnson) and Brad (Colleen Ashburn), all of North Platte; one brother, Ronald E. (Darlene) Wynn, Sr., of Santa Maria, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Alyce Wynn, of Gaston, Va., and a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial has been established. Condolences may be shared at carpentermemorial.com.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, at Carpenter Memorial Chapel. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, at the Phillips Cemetery at Phillips. There will be no visitation. Those wishing to sign the register book may do so from 1–6 p.m., Sunday, April 21 or 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, April 22, at Carpenter Memorial Chapel.