Burial will be at Joel Hall Cemetery in Athens.
Mrs. Nichols was employed by Athens School
District, Cantrall's grocery store and retired from
the state of Illinois.
She was born Sept. 9, 1918, in Athens to Herbert
and Ida Naylor Pierceall. She married Harry Nichols,
and he preceded her in death in 1970.
She is survived by two daughters, Barbara
Peddicord of Lincoln and Karen (and Ron) Weidhuner
of Athens; one son, Harry E. "Butch" (and Wanda)
Nichols of Athens; five grandchildren, Tami, Diane,
Tara, Missy and Mike; nine great-grandchildren; and
several nieces and nephews.
She was the last survivor among 10 siblings and
was also preceded in death by a granddaughter,
Mrs. Nichols was a member of the Athens Christian
Church, attended the Daily Bread in Athens, and
loved playing cards, bingo, quilting and going out
Memorials may be made to Athens Christian Church
or St. Clara's Manor.
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