Gladys Bell Nichols, 78, died Monday, June 15, 2009.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at the Victory Praise and Worship Center in Scotland Neck. Entombment will follow at Rocky Mount Memorial Park. The Reverend Aubrey Spear will be presiding.
Gladys was preceded in death by her husband, James Nichols; parents, Macon and Vera Bell; sisters, Lula Mae Herring and Undine Stephens; and brothers, Danford Bell and Wilton Bell.
She is survived by her daughters, Cheryl Ellis of Rocky Mount and Molly Long and husband Raford of Nashville; sons, Keith Harrell and wife Janet of Scotland Neck, Ricky Harrell and wife Deanna of Leggett, and Kent Harrell and wife Cindy of Oak City; twelve grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to the Victory Praise and Worship Center, P.O. Box 491, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.