Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

Josephine Nixon

05/30/1944 - 04/19/2017

Viewing Information

A viewing will be held, Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Metropolitan Funeral Service, Portsmouth Boulevard.

Service Information

WATCH FUNERAL LIVE ONLINE..A funeral service will be held, 2pm, Saturday, April 22, 2017
Metropolitan Funeral Service, Portsmouth Chapel
5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth VA

Interment Information


In a much as it has pleased the “All”, in his infinite wisdom to call from this life Josephine Nixon, we bow in humble submission giving praise and thanksgiving for her life. Josephine was born May 30, 1944 in Daytona Beach, Florida. She was the daughter of the late John & Bertha Nixon. On April 19th, 2017, at 4:47am was when Josephine made her transition to heaven above for eternal rest. Josephine received her education in the public schools of Daytona Beach, FL. She joined and was baptized at New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. In 1962, Josephine moved to New York, NY to explore the city and became a Dietitian working for the public school system and the the Westside Community Alliance Daycare Center for 24 years. She later transition to the Bronx where she worked as a Medical Records Technician for Martin Luther Kings, Jr. Medical Center retiring in 2008 after 20 years of service. Josephine is survived by one child, Adrienne M. Nixon of Portsmouth; a brother, John (Nick) Nixon, Jr.; a grandchild, Caleb M. Nixon and a host of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents.