Lucile Burden Nichols

September 3, 2010


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.

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Evelyn Saunders
13 years ago


Sorry to hear about the passing of your mother.The bond of a family is very important. Continue to love and cherish the memories and draw closer to each other.We haven’t worked together in almost ten years but we are still members of the Easco family.

Linda McKeel
13 years ago

Melvin and Family,

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family during this time of sorrow. Lucille was a very strong lady and (you know) had a strong “mind” of her own.. She will be greatly missed by everyone that knew and loved her..

Barbara Nichols Mulder
13 years ago

Melvin and Joyce,

My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your families. Aunt Lucille was a strong and hardworking woman who will be missed by all of us. I pray that God will strengthen you every day and give you the healing you need.

Thelma Hurst McCreight
13 years ago

Melvin and Joyce Ann, Sorry to learn of the passing of Aunt Lucile. I understand the lost of your mom.