The Jonesboro Sun 06/25/2003



KEISER -- Ruby Inez Nichols, 83, of Keiser died Sunday, June 22, in Tyronza.

She was a member of the Osceola Church of God and a former church secretary and treasurer. She was also a retired school cafeteria manager.

Survivors include eight daughters, Anne Belle Campbell of Mulberry, Inez Creecy of Trumann, Jeanette Walker of Boaz, Ala., Loretta Campbell of Jonesboro, Shirley Allison and Sharon Collins, both of Tyronza, Betty Austin of Mountain Home and Patricia Raper of Blytheville; four sons, Leon Robinson of Carbon Hill, Ala., Earnest Nichols of Trumann, Charles Nichols of Lake City and David Nichols of Okolona, Miss.; one sister, Leverna Harger of Paris; one brother, J.T. McDade of Joshua Tree, Calif.; 32 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Nichols; and two sons, Norman Earl Nichols and Carl Leon Nichols.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Wilson Funeral Home of Osceola. Burial will follow at Mississippi County Memorial Gardens.