2011-08-25 / Obituaries


Joseph “Joe” Nichols Sr., 76, of Mobile died Aug. 19, 2011 at Providence Hospital.

He was born Aug. 5, 1935 in Nicholsville. He was a United States Army Veteran. He was a former personnel manager for Vanity Fair.

Survivors include his wife, Gayle Ray Nichols, Mobile; one son, Jay Nichols, Navarre, Fla.; one daughter, Traci Nichols Jernigan, Navarre, Fla.; one step-son, Scott Eldridge, Mobile; one step-daughter, Angie McIlwain, Mobile; one brother, William “Billy” Marion Nichols, Nicholsville; one sister, Nancy Nichols Burge, Thomasville; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

A graveside service was Aug. 20 at 2 p.m. at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Jackson with Rev. Keith Stanford officiating.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

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