AHOSKIE – Lucile Burden Nichols, age 90, of the 300 block of NC Hwy 42 West, died Friday, September 3, 2010, in her home.
Mrs. Nichols was born in Northampton County on November 29, 1919, a daughter of the late Eugene and Sallie Verlie Burgess Burden. She was a member of Earlys Baptist Church and a homemaker.
Left to cherish her memory is her son, Melvin Ray Nichols and wife, Joyce of Ahoskie; her daughter, Joyce Ann Edwards and Husband, Danny of Como, NC; grandchildren, Debbie Edwards Stancil, of Dudley, NC , Kathy Nichols Stertz and husband, Mike of Barhansville, VA, Tracy L. Nichols of Ahoskie, Donna Nichols Garner and husband, Harvey of Sanders, KY, Ann-Marie Nichols Munford and husband, Chuck of Ahoskie, and Mandy L. Nichols of Ahoskie; and nine great grandchildren. Besides her husband, Wlliam Lee Nichols, Mrs. Nichols was predeceased by a son, James William Nichols.
A graveside celebration of life service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. today, Sept. 4, 2010, at Highland Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Ronald W. McSwain officiating. Memorial donations may be made to University Health Systems Hospice, P.O. Box 272, Ahoskie, NC, 27910.
Garrett-Jones Funeral Home is serving the Nichols family.