(Orange, Texas)

November 5, 2012

Lancie “Pill” Peet Nixon

The Orange Leader

ORANGE — Lancie “Pill” Peet Nixon, 64, of Bridge City went to be with our Lord and savior Jesus Christ peacefully at her home on Saturday, November 3, 2012.

Pill was born on October 02, 1948 to parents Willie Mae (Bland) and Oscar J. Peet Sr. She was raised in Orange and graduated from Stark High School. She was an avid housewife and loved cooking, sewing, hunting, fishing and camping. She started camping with her family as a young child; which her and Johnny continued and enjoyed. She loved spending as much time as possible at their camp house in Bonwier on the river. She was proud to be a Texan and of her heritage being born a Peet and Bland. She loved getting together with her family and cooking all kinds of food and her number one ingredient was love. Her niece Ginger loved and could never get enough of her banana pudding.

Her and Johnny’s retirement plans were to travel the United States, this great Country of Ours.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Willie Peet; sister, Oleta J. (Peet) Simmons, brother, John D. Peet.

She is survived by her husband, Johnny Nixon of Bridge City; son, Sean Nixon of California; sisters, Cora M. (Peet) Lilley and husband, Arnold of Bridge City, Sue A (Peet) Williamson of Orange, brother, Oscar J. Peet Jr. and wife, Carey of Little Cypress, sister in laws, Sandra Whitten of Longview, Jane Sanders and husband, Morris of Bridge City, Brenda Standley and husband, Herb of Pasadena, sixteen nephews and three nieces. Also survived by the most cherished and loved person in her life her granddaughter, Ava Nixon.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 from 6 pm until 9 pm at Dorman Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 1 pm at the funeral home, with Reverend Jeff Bell officiating. Burial will follow at Bland Cemetery in Orange.

Serving as pallbearers will be Ron Whitten, Scott Whitten, Shannon Sanders, Ryan Sanders, Jeff Standley, Jeremy Ashcraft and Morris Sanders.

Pill is very much loved and will be missed dearly by her family, friends and relatives and her dog, Matty.  

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