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Lucille P. Nicholson

May 17, 2011

Funeral for Lucille P. Nicholson, 92, of Hartselle will be Friday, May 20, at 10 a.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Phillip Hines and Garvice G. Nicholson Jr. officiating.

Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Jasper with a 1:30 p.m. graveside service.

Mrs. Nicholson died Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Summerford Nursing Home.

She was born Aug. 8, 1918, in Walker County to O.B. Perkins and Mary Frances Felton Perkins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Garvice G. Nicholson and a granddaughter, Leslie R. Merrill.

She received her BS degree from Florence State Teachers College, masters degree from Peabody College in Nashville and graduated from the School of Medical Record Administration at Emory University in Atlanta and additional studies at Auburn University and the University of Alabama.

She taught at Brilliant High School in Marion County, Eva High School, Morgan County High School (Hartselle High School), Calhoun Community College, Tennessee State University, Florida University in Tallahassee and Wallace State College at Hanceville. She retired from Summerford Nursing Home as director over Medical Records Technology.

She is survived by two sons, Charter L. Nicholson Sr. and wife Carolyn of Hartselle and Garvice Nicholson Jr. and wife Gaylin of Mukilteo, Washington; a daughter, Nicole N. Raia of Columbiana; seven grandchildren, Kim Raia, Wayne Raia Jr., Cambia N. Bailey and husband Brad, Charter L. Nicholson Jr., Christal N. Stovall and husband Phillip, Lauren Nicholson and Susan N. Atchison and husband Steve; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers will be friends at Hartselle Church of Christ.