Obituary: Jean “Gran Gran” Nichols

     Funeral services for Jean “Gran Gran” Nichols, 77, of Cushing will be Tuesday August 23 at 10:00A.M. at the Dickie Allen Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ike Cochran officiating. Interment will follow at McKnight Cemetery in Cushing.

     Mrs. Nichols died Saturday in Cushing surrounded by her family. She was born July 17th, 1934 to Carl Manning Doyle and Mattie Mae Trawick Mitchell in Nederland, TX. She lived most of her life in Cushing and was a member of the Cushing Apostolic Church. She was a loving wife and mother. She helped raise her step-son Chris Nichols as her own son. She was a nurse for over 45 years working at the Alto Nursing Home, Cushing Nursing Home, Westward Trails, Memorial Hospital and Nacogdoches Medical Center. She loved helping others and truly enjoyed nursing. Her other love was all of her many pets. She is preceded in death by her parents, and step-father Arthur Mitchell.

Survivors:
Husband of 26 years:
Lester Nichols – Cushing, TX
Daughters and Sons-in-law:
Patricia and Tom Smith – Central Heights, TX
Sherry and Ray Lloyd – Timpson, TX
Gina and Gary Stanaland – Garrison, TX
Brothers and sister-in-law:
Kenneth and Maryetta Mitchell – Deridder, LA
Donnie and Margaret Mitchell – Merryville, LA
Step Sons and families:
Ray and Jan Nichols – Crowley, TX
Chris and Ally Nichols – Little Rock, AR
Step Daugheters and families:
Patti Nichols – Cushing, TX
Nita and Mark Hyatt – Brenham, TX
Grandchildren:
Heather Malott, Ricky Clifton, Shannon Lloyd, Nick Lloyd, Jason Stanaland, and Jennifer Stanaland
Great Grandchildren:
Michael, Morgan, Chase, Ryan, Jordan, Jase, Stryker, Marilyn, and Cooper
Pallbearers:
Laney Martin, Mark Malott, Ricky Clifton, Shannon Lloyd, Nick Lloyd, Jason Stanaland
Honorary Pallbearers:
Ray Lloyd, Tom Smith, Gary Stanaland, Shane Johnson

     The family would like to thank Crown Home Health and Heart to Heart Hospice with a special thanks going to Mary Ann Thompson and Cecilia Dolan for their love and support.

     Visitation will be held from 6 – 8P.M. Monday night at the funeral home in Cushing.

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