March 4, 2010
Monday, March 8, 2010 11:00 AM Vernon Funeral Home
Sunday, March 7, 2010 1 - 3 pm & 4 - 6 pm
Margaret L. Nichols, 76, of Urbana, passed away Thursday, March 4, 2010 in Mercy Memorial Hospital.
She was born on May 26, 1933 in Portsmouth, OH, the son of Lafayette and Janie (Fraley) Medley.
Margaret retired from Grimes Aerospace after 35 years of service. She enjoyed bowling, golfing, bird watching and most of all, her grandchildren. Oh, and we can’t forget to mention her love of Baby’s Milk.
She is survived by her son, Francis E. Jr. (Sherry) Nichols of Urbana; daughter, Deborah A. Shelpman of Urbana; grandchildren, Lori McAtee, Trey Nichols, Steven and Jessica Kite, Jamie and TJ Stapelton; 8 great grandchildren, Laif, Paige, Bryce, Karter, McKenzie, Faith, Konner and Karson; sister, Rosie (Tim) Timmons of Mansfield; son-in-law, Miles Kite of West Liberty; as well as several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Francis E. Nichols, Sr.; daughter, Bambi L. Kite; sisters, Katheryn Paxton and Loriana Medley; brothers, Lewis, Vincel, Denny, Howard, William, Oliver and Homer Medley.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1-3 and 4-6 P.M. on Sunday, March 7, 2010 in the Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana. A funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. on Monday in the funeral home with Pastor Joyce McKeever and the Rev. Dr. Peter Bellini officiating. Burial will follow in Nettlecreek Cemetery. A special thanks to Fran and Sherry for their loving care over the years. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Mercy Hospice, 1343 North Fountain Blvd, Springfield, OH 45504. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.vernonfh.com.