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Steven Farrell Nelson
The Rome Tribune, Monday, Dec. 16, 1963
Submitted by Mollie Story.

Funeral services for Steven Farrell Nelson, month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Nelson, 13 Plymouth Road, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Jennings Funeral Home with the Rev. Ray Pace officiating. Interment was in Oakland Memorial Gardens. Jennings Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.


 

Mary Louise Bryan Nevin

Rome News Tribune (newspaper clipping with no date)
Submitted by Wendy Bryank

Mary Louise Bryan Nevin [B: 9/4/1883; D: 4/11/1962].  Services Conducted For Mrs. James Nevin.  Mrs. James B. Nevin, formerly of Rome, died Wednesday at her residence 659 Peachtree St., N.E., Atlanta. She was the widow of James B. Nevin, who served as editor of the old Atlanta Georgian.  She was born in Rome, and was the former Mary Louise Bryan, and had lived in Atlanta since 1911.  Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. A. Ross Moore of Atlanta, Mrs. J. Robin Brookshire of Knoxville, Tenn.; a stepson, M.A. Nevin of Napa County, Calif.  Funeral services were to be conducted at 1 p.m. today at the graveside in Myrtle Hill cemetery with the Rev. Frank Ross officiating.
 

 

Mrs  W D New

Rome Tribune Herald, page 5, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 1921

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Mrs. W.D. New goes to her reward after long suffering.  Mrs. W.D. New, aged 64 years, for many years a resident of Lindale, died at her home in North Lindale, Sunday at 12:30 o'clock, after a long suffering with tuberculosis. She is survived by her husband and six children.  The funeral was held from the residence at 3:30 o'clock, by Rev. G. W. Ridley, pastor of the Lindale Methodist Church, and the burial was in the Lindale Cemetery.  (* Mrs. W.D. New was born Shady Ann Hale)

 

 

William D New

Rome News Tribune, page 3, Thursday, August 23, 1934

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Wm. D. New Dies; Funeral at Baptist Church Friday P.M.  The many friends of W. D. New, aged and well-known citizen of Lindale, are grieved t learn of his death, which occurred Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. at his home in North Lindale, after a short illness.  While Mr. New's latest illness had been of but few days' duration, he had not been in good health since October 1932, after he had been almost mortally injured when run down by an automobile near his home one dark night in North Lindale.  Following his injury at that time he lingered between life and death for several weeks, his advanced age preventing quick recovery. He had not been able since to do manual labor, but had engaged in the light task of peddling.  Mr. New had been a resident of Lindale for 35 years, having reared his family here, and was preceded in death by his wife 13 years ago. For many years he was employed by the Lindale mills and was for some time village carpenter foreman.  He had long been a member of the local lodge of Odd Fellows and that of Oostanaula tribe of Red men, having served both of these fraternities as their presiding officer.  He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Oscar M. Jones, 319 Grove Avenue, Lindale; Mrs. Pearl Hurt, Ensley, Ala., Miss Lizzie New with whom he lived in North Lindale, 19 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held Friday at 3 p.m., from the Lindale Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. L. M. Lyda, pastor of the church, and the Rev. J. H. Johnson. Burial will be with honors of the Red Men's fraternity in the Lindale cemetery.  The following friends will act as pallbearers: J. G. Welch, H. M. Autry, Sr., M. C. Bannister, Crowley Steadham, Tom Hopgood and Arthur Butler. The Pepperell quartet will render the music, and the following will act as flower girls; Misses Grace, Ruth and Lillie Fulton, Mildred and Bertha Lemming, Mary Hendrix, Martha Battson and Syble Davis.  The body is at the home of his daughter, Mrs. O. M. Jones at 319 Grove Avenue.

Andrew Jackson Nichols

Rome News Tribune Feb. 6, 1939

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Services Sunday For A.J. Nichols, Traffic Fatality.  Funeral services for Andrew Jackson Nichols, who died Friday night in a local hospital of injuries sustained when crushed between a truck and an automobile on Broad Street, were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the North Rome Methodist Church. The Rev. B.W. Hancock and the Rev. Theodore Phillips officiated, with interment in Spring Creek Cemetery.  A duo including L.V. Barnett and Miss Jewel Bolt, accompanied by Miss Mary Barnett, sang "Precious Memories:, "God Be With You", and "I'll Meet You in the Morning".  Mr. Nichols, who was 23, was jacking up a truck when an automobile said to have been driven by Herman Johnson, ran into the rear of the truck, pinning him between the machines. A warrant charging manslaughter was sworn out against Johnson and he was released by city police under a $l,000 bond.  (Note:was born Dec. 7, 1916, died Feb. 3)

Miss Annie Bell Nichols

Rome News Tribune June 6, 1954

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Miss Annie Nichols Succumbs Saturday.  Miss Annie Bell Nichols, 63, of 101 East Eight Street, died in a local hospital at 4 a.m. Saturday following an illness of several years.  She was born in Bartow County July 17, 1890, daughter of Mrs. Andrew Jackson Nichols and the late Mr. Nichols. She had spent the greater part of her life in Floyd County and prior to her retirement 10 years ago because of ill health, she was employed by Pepperell Manufacturing Co.. Miss Nichols was a member of the Second Avenue Methodist Church and was preceded in death by a brother, A.J. Nichols, Feb. 3, 1939. In addition to her mother, she is survived by four sisters, Mrs. L. B. Barton, Rome; Mrs. Horace Litton, Wax, Miss Lorene Nichols, Lindale, and Mrs. Jim Dodd, Barnsley Gardens; two brothers, Sproull and Roy Nichols, both of Rome. Several nieces and nephews also survive.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete but will be announced later by Jennings Funeral Home. The body will be carried to the residence to lie in state until time for services.  Funeral services will be conducted today at 4 p.m. in the Second Avenue Methodist Church. The Rev. E. P. Kendall, pastor of the church, and the Rev. Raymond Bennett will officiate and burial will be in the family lot in Spring Creek Cemetery.  Six nephews will serve as pallbearers. They include H. D. Harvey and Boyce Litton, Hugh and Jimmy Dodd, and James Luckett.  (note: died June 5)

Bob G. Nichols
Rome News Tribune October 19, 2006

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Bob G. Nichols, 76, of 567 Mountain View Road, died Wednesday at his residence following a short illness.  Mr. Nichols was born Aug. 8, 1930 in Floyd County, son of the late William Boyd Nichols and Mary Alice Dearing Nichols. He had been a resident of Rome most of his life and was a graduate of Rome High School. Mr. Nichols was employed for many years at Trend Mills and retired from the Rome News-Tribune Advertising Department. He was a member of the North Broad Baptist Church and an avid canoeist, fisherman and yard worker.  Survivors include his wife Carolyne Childers Nichols, son William "Rand" Nichols of Chattanooga; a brother Herman (Helen) Nichols, and a niece Jane (Bunky) Wood. Several great nieces and nephews also survive.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the Thomas B. Griffin Memorial Chapel of Daniel's Funeral Home with Dr. Tony and Reverend Katrina Brooks officiating. Private interment services will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
The KEG Club of Rome High School will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends at Daniel's Friday from 1 until 2 p.m. and at other hours will be at the residence.
 

 

Carl D Nichols

Rome News Tribune November 9, 1992

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Carl D. Nichols, 62, of 74 Church St., Taylorsville, died Saturday at his residence. Mr. Nichols was born May 10, 1930, in Floyd County, son of the late Joe Roy Nichols and Leona Brandon Nichols. Before retirement he was employed by First Brand and was a member of the Bethel Crossroads Baptist Church.  Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Shirley Nichols, Taylorsville; three sons, Tony Lamar Nichols, Rome, Jerry Dewayne Yancey, Adairsville and Eddie Wendell Nichols, Cartersville; two daughters, Mrs. Betty Carlene McBurnette, Scottsdale, Ala., and Mrs. Carla Camille Radford, Taylorsville; four sisters, Mrs. Martha Mormon and Mrs. Mary Ann Barker, both of Spring Creek, Mrs. Mildred Shelly, Kingston, Mrs. Imogene Marbut, Rome; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel of Freeman Harris Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Garrett and the Rev. Carl Robinson officiating. Interment will be at Taylorsville Cemetery.

Mrs Helen Elizabeth Nichols

Rome News Tribune August 23, 1986
Submitted by Emily O'Neal


Mrs. Helen Elizabeth Nichols, 67, of 102 E. Eighth St., died Thursday at the residence after a long illness.  Mrs. Nichols was born in Cherokee County, Aug. 23, 1918, daughter of the late Paul Smith and Nettie Hardin Smith. She was a long-time resident of Floyd County, She was a member of Farrill Baptist Church, Farrill, Ala.
Survivors include her husband, Sproull Nichols, to whom she was married Dec. 24, 1943; two sons, Michael Nichols, Smyrna and John Nichols, Rome; two daughters, Mrs. Carol Graves, Rome, and Mrs. Nancy Arrington, Marrietta; two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Lee Henley, Rome and Mrs. Laura Grace Bishop, Rome, nine grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Chapel of Jennings Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Fuqua officiating. Interment will be at Spring Creek Cemetery.  Pallbearers are Farrill Steadman, Kenny Lambert, Carl Nichols, Donnie Jones, Brant Smith and Franklin Bishop.  (Note: died August 22)

Mrs Ira Omega Nichols

Rome News Tribune December 26, 1947
Submitted by Emily O'Neal


Mrs. Ira Omega Nichols, 67, of 602 East Second Avenue, died in a local hospital Wednesday afternoon at 1:00 o'clock following four weeks illness. She was born in Cartersville November 21, 1880, daughter of the late William and Elmira Mayfield Satcher and had been a resident of Rome for the past 34 years and a member of the Mark McDonald Baptist Church. Prior to her retirement in 1937 she had been employed by the Rome Hosiery Mill for 24 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Nichols, a number of years ago.  Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. G. M. Howren and Mrs. F. H. Johnson, both of Rome; three brothers, G. J. and J. L. and W. A. Satcher, all of Paris, Texas; two sisters, Mrs. R. M. Brown and Mrs. J. A. Freeman, both of Silver Creek, GA Rt. 11. Six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive. Funeral services were to be conducted at 4 p. m. today from the Mark McDonald Baptist Church with the Rev. Herman Manning and the Rev. Leroy Perry officiating. Interment will be in East View. The body was to lie in state at the residence of her son, W. B. Nichols, 204 East Sixth Avenue until time for the services. Pallbearers included Robert Poole, J. C. Brewer, Horace Walker, Lee Richardson, Cicero Howren and Earl Ball.

 

 

James Curtis Nichols

Rome News Tribune Rome, Georgia Published Thursday Dec. 30, 1976
Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Cedartown - James Curtis Nichols, 77, Lake Creek Road, Cedartown Rte. 2, died Wednesday.  He was born Dec. 16, 1899, in Floyd County, and was a member of Wesley Chapel Methodist Church, the Masons, Low 12 Club, International Molders Union. He was a retired farmer and was also retired from the Southern Cooperative Stove Foundry Rome Georgia.  Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Lucille Shiflett Nichols, Cedartown; two sons, William Howard Nichols and James Donald Nichols, Cedartown; two sisters, Mrs. Jennie Johnson, Rome, Mrs. Eva Shiflett, Cedartown; one aunt, one aunt, six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Westley Chapel Methodist Church with the Revs. Ray Rampey, Don McIntosh officiating. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery with full masonic rites.  Gammage Funeral Home, Cedartown, has charge of arrangements.  (note: died Dec. 29, 1976)

 

Mrs Leona Nichols

Rome News Tribune April 5, 1977
Submitted by Emily O'Neal


Mrs. Leona Nichols, 69, Spring Creek Community, Rome, Rt. 4, died Monday evening in a Rome hospital following several years declining health. Her condition had become critical two weeks ago.  She was born in Floyd County April 29, 1907, daughter of the late Joseph Eli Branton and Amanda Locklear Branton. She had resided her entire life in Rome and Floyd County, and was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church.  Survivors include one son, Carl Nichols, Taylorsville; four daughters, Mrs. Herman Shelley, Mrs. Herschel Mormon, Mrs. Lonnie Barker, Mrs. Robert Highfield, Rome; one brother, Clarence Branton, Rome; two sisters, Mrs. Aline Gresham, Rome and Mrs. W.A. Johnson, Kingston; one half brother, Monroe Branton, Silver Creek; 17 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Spring Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Paul Willis, Willard Willis and Jack Chandler officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral home and at other hours will be at the residence of a daughter, Mrs. Lonnie Barker, Spring Creek.  Grandsons serving as pall bearers will be Tony Nichols, Wayne and James Shelley, Joe and Jackie Highfield, and Larry Mormon.  The body will lie in state in the church from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Jennings Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.  (Note: Died April 4, 1977)

 

 

Lindsey Jack Nichols
Rome News Tribune July 2, 1968
Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Lindsey Jack Nichols, 85, of Nichols Road, Rome Rte. 4, died Monday at 7:15 p.m. in a Rome hospital following an illness of several years, his condition having been critical for two weeks.  Mr. Nichols was born in Bartow County Jan. 22, 1883, son of the late Lindsey J. and Annette Craddock Nichols but had been a resident of Floyd County for a number of years. He was a retired farmer and for several years owned and operated a cotton gin and grocery store at Spring Creek. He was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church and the Men's Bible Class. His wife, the former Miss Nealie Branton, died April 27, 1968.  Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Evie Carroll, Mrs. Eunice Johnson, Mrs. Ruby Littlejohn and Mrs. Alice Wilbanks, all of Rome; one son Rufus Nichols, Rome; one sister, Mrs. Lottie Smith, Rome; 16 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spring Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Paul Willis and Wesley Terhune officiating. Interment will be in Spring Creek Cemetery.  The body will remain at Jennings Funeral Home and the family will receive friends there from 7 until 9 p.m. today. On Wednesday, the body will lie in state at the church from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour. The family will be at the residence of a daughter, Mrs. Alice Wilbanks, Nichols Road, Rome, Rte. 4. Active pallbearers include Hoyt Carroll, Wade and Max Johnson, Jackie Littlejohn, Kenneth Nichols and Johnny Morris. Jack Morris and deacons of Spring Creek Baptist Church will serve as an honorary escort.  (Note: died July 1)

 

 

Ms. Lorene Nichols

Rome News Tribune January 18, 2006

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Ms. Lorene Nichols, age 97, 311 Park Ave. passed away Monday evening, Jan. 16, 2006, in a local hospital. Ms. Nichols was born in Ft. Worth Texas, on Feb. 19, 1908, daughter of the late Andrew Jackson Nichols, Sr. and the late Mary Rebecca Martin Nichols. She retired from West Point Pepperell Manufacturing Co. in Lindale following over 51 years of employment and was a member of the Quarter Century Club. Ms. Nichols was a long-time and active member of the Lindale Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her son, James H. Luckett, by a grand-daughter, Sheilah Sweenhart-Atkin, by four sisters, Kitty Dodd, Ozell Barton, Annie Bell Nichols, and Pauline Litton, and by three brothers, Andrew Jackson "Jack" Nichols, Jr., Joe Roy Nichols and Sproull F. Nichols. Survivors include a granddaughter, Ms. Chelsea Akin of Albuquerque, N.M.; a grandson James BenjaminSweenhart of Wilton, Maine; nieces and nephews also survive.  Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 pm,. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home with her pastor, the Rev. Jo hn Moates officiating. Interment will follow in the family lot in Floyd Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Henderson and & Sons Funeral Home this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. At other hours, they may be contacted at each of their respective homes. Pallbearers are requested to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home Friday at 1:30 p.m. and include Al Hatcher, the Rev. Will Clonts, Harold Treglown, Kenneth LeRoy, Joe Leming, Glenn Weathington and Bart Weathington. The family respectfully requests no flowers. Memorials may be made to the Lindale Church of God, P.O. Box 356, Lindale, GA, 30147. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home has charge of the funeral arrangements.

 

 

Mrs. Mildred Sarah Nichols
Rome News Tribune July 27, 2006
Submitted by Emily O'Neal


Mrs. Mildred Sarah Nichols, age 88, 64 Jackson Road, Taylorsville, formerly of the Spring Creek Community, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2006, at her residence.
Mrs. Nichols was born in Cayce, S.C. on September 14, 1917, daughter of the late Luther "Babe" Busbee and the late Mary Williams Busby. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Elmore Nichols, on November 12, 1994; by a grandson, Dwayne Nichols and by four brothers, C.W. Busbee, Ray Busbee, Oliver Busbee, and Horace Busbee. She was employed for a number of years in various positions during her career. Mrs. Nichols was a member of the Spring Creek Baptist Church where she was formerly active in the W.M.U. and was a member of the church choir. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Nikki Nichols West and her husband Jimmy, Lexington, S.C. and Ms. Pamela Nichols Robinson, Taylorsville; three sons, Ronnie Nichols and his wife, Charlotte, Silver Creek, Gary Lee Nichols, and his wife, Dianne, Rome, and Kenneth Nichols, Talladega, Ala.; seven grandchildren, Scotty Nichols, and his companion, Lisa, Cave Spring, Blake Emmery, and her husband Brandon, Charleston, S.C., Justin Nichols and his wife, Mary, Ft. Collins, Colo., Molly Tant and her husband, Mark, Lindale, Lindsay Nichols, Athens, Brooke West, Lexington, S.C., and Dylan Nichols, Silver Creek; two great-grandchildren, Cameron Nichols, Cave Spring and Mason Tant, Lindale; nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Spring Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Tim Burnham and the Rev. Paul Willis officiating.  Interment will follow in the Spring Creek Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home this evening from 6 until 8 p.m. At other hours, they may be contacted at each of their respective homes. Mrs. Nichols will be taken to the Spring Creek Baptist Church Friday at 1 p.m. to lie in state until the funeral hour. Pallbearers are requested to assemble at the church Friday at 1:30 p.m. and include: Johnny Morris, Jimmy Littlejohn, Jackie Littlejohn, Wade Johnson, Max Johnson, and Donnie Busby.  Henderson & Sons Funeral Home has charge of the funeral arrangements.
 

 

Mildred T. Nichols
Rome News Tribune June 23, 2007
Submitted by Emily O'Neal


Mildred T. Nichols was 75 years young, a member of the Lake Creek Community in Cedartown, GA, and died on June 21, 2007, following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Nichols was born March 11, 1932, daughter of the late Arthur and Mary Teems of Summerville, GA. Mrs. Nichols was preceded in death by her husband, James Donald Nichols and a son, Clifton Dennis Nichols. Mrs. Nichols lived most of her life in Lake Creek, Cedartown, GA. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Mrs. Nichols was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. Mrs. Nichols is survived by her children, Jerry Nichols, Cedartown, GA, Judy Hutto, Cedartown, GA, Wanda Looney, Rome, GA and Brenda Smith, Tallapoosa, GA and many grandchildren. Mrs. Nichols is also survived by several brothers and sisters. Funeral services for Mrs. Nichols will be at 2 . p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2007 at Wesley United Methodist Church, Reeseburg Spur and Drummond Road, Cedartown, GA, with the Rev. Nancy English, Ray Teems and Linda Smith officiating.  Interment will follow in the family plot at Oak Grove Cemetery, Cedartown, GA.
Mrs. Nichols will lie-in-state at the Oaknoll Chapel of Jennings Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends Saturday, June 23, 2007 from 6 until 8 p.m.
The following gentlemen are asked to serve as active pallbearers: Dennis Allen, Jamie Allen, Jason Nichols, Josh Nichols, Cory Smith and Jake Smith. Alternate pallbearers will be Johnny Smith and Larry Looney.  Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred T. Nichols are under the direction of the Jennings Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home.
 

 

Mrs R N Nichols

Rome News Tribune March 20, 1960
Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Funeral services for Mrs. R. N. Nichols, 318 West Fifth St., who died Wednesday are scheduled for 1 p.m. today in Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. L. Clifford Wells, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in East View Cemetery. Active pallbearers will include, W. R. Perry, Walter Baker, Tom Teat, Donald Beard, Vernon Ayers and J. C. Christian.  Mrs. Nichols was the former Miss Lou Abrams, daughter of the late Bond and Jennie Highfield Abrams and had spent her entire life in Rome and Floyd County.  Stevens-Davenport Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.  (note: born 6/11/1882 Floyd County, died March 16, 1960)

 

 

Mrs. Nealie Jane Nichols

Rome News Tribune April 29, 1968
Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Mrs. Nealie Jane Nichols, 85, of Rome, Rte. 4, died Saturday at 11:20 p.m. in a local hospital following an illness of three years, her condition becoming serious four days ago. Mrs. Nichols was born in Floyd County, Jan. 29, 1883, daughter of the late Joe Branton and Lucienda Cline Branton. She had been a resident of Floyd County all her llife and was a member of the Spring Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Lindsey Jack Nichols, to whom she was married Jan. 15, 1906; four daughters, Mrs. Evie Carroll, Mrs. Spencer Johnson, Mrs. Ruby Littlejohn and Mrs. J. B. Wilbanks, all of Rome, Rte. 4; one son, Rufus Nichols, Rome Rte. 4, 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. today at Spring Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Willis and Wesley Terhune officiating. Interment was in Spring Creek Cemetery.  Pallbearers included Hoyt Carrol, Wade and Max Johnson, Jackie Littlejohn, Kenneth Nichols and Johnny Morris. Honorary pallbearers included the Board of Deacons of the Spring Creek Baptist Church, and Jack Morris. Jennings Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.  (Note: died April 27)

 

 

Roudy Nichols

Rome News Tribune Oct. 10, 1925
Submitted by Emily O'Neal


Effort To Save Dog Proved Fatal: Owner Died Last Night.  Roudy Nichols 46, died last night at the Frances Berrien Hospital, as a result of being struck by an auto last Thursday near Coosa, in this county, when he was attempting to save his dog, which had leaped in front of the the car. The auto was driven by Quinn McArver, a well-known citizen of the county, and no blame whatever is said to be attached to him, as the auto was being driven at a moderate rate of speed and he could not stop it in time to avoid the fatal accident.  Mr. Nichols has been unconscious ever since the accident and little hope of his recover was entertained from the time he was struck. An operation was per-formed Sunday afternoon, in an effort to save him.  Surviving relatives are the widow, who before the marriage was Miss Lou Abrams; three sons, Curtis, Wyman and Wiley, and three daughters, Jennie, Pearl and Eva. Andy and Jack Nichols of Rome, and Wiley Nichols of Amarillo, Texas, his brothers also survive him, and his sisters, Mrs. W. A. Henna, Mrs. W. E. Wingard and Lottie Mathis, of Floyd County, and Jennie Rash and Mrs. Mary Satcher of Amarillo, Texas.
The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock from Pisgah church, with Rev. Max Cook officiating and interment will be in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements are in charge of the Howell-Cantrell Company. The death of Mr. Nichols will cause deep regret among all who knew him and its circumstances serve to make it peculiarly sad.  (note: died Oct. 9, 1922)
 

 

Rufus Elmore Nichols

Rome News Tribune November 14, 1994
Submitted by Emily O'Neal


Funeral services for Rufus Elmore Nichols will be at 2 p.m. today at Spring Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott Allen and the Rev. Bill Adams officiating.
Interment will follow at Spring Creek Cemetery. Mr. Nichols, 78, of 2224 Chulio Road, died Saturday afternoon at his residence after a long illness. He was born in Floyd County, Jan. 11, 1916, son of the late Lindsey Jack Nichols and Neeley Branton Nichols. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Sysco Food Services. He was a member of the Spring Creek Baptist Church and the Midway Ruitan Club. He was a veteran of the Army, having served during World War II.  Survivors include: his wife, the former Mildred Busbee, to whom he was married, Jan. 22, 1946, two daughters, Nikki West, Columbia, S.C. and Pamela Robinson, Kennesaw; three sons, Kenneth Nichols, San Antonio, Texas; Ronnie Nichols, Lindale and Gary Nichols, Rome; four sisters, Eunice Johnson, Evie Carroll, Ruby Littlejohn and Alice Wilbanks, all of Rome; seven grandchildren; nieces and nephews.



Mr. Sproull Fouche Nichols
Rome News Tribune November 11, 2005

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Mr. Sproull Fouche Nichols, age 92, formerly of 102 E. 8th St. passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 10, 2005, in a local hospital. Mr. Nichols was born in Bartow County on July 17, 1913, son of the late Andrew Jackson Nichols, Sr. and the late Mary Rebecca Martin Nichols. He was a retired self-employed General Contractor, owning and operating Nichols Construction Co. here for over 68 years. He was a licensed general contractor and a master carpenter and was a member of the Woodlawn Baptist Church.  Mr. Nichols was preceded in death by his parents, by his wife, the former Helen Elizabeth Smith on Aug. 21, 1986, and by a son, John Paul Nichols on Aug. 10, 2005. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Kitty Dodd, Ozell Barton, Annie Bell Nichols and Pauline Litton, and by two brothers, Andrew Jackson "Jack" Nichols, Jr. and Joe Roy Nichols. Survivors include two daughters, Carol Graves, and her husband, Ben, of Rockmart and Nancy Arrington, and her husband Youmans, of Acworth; a son Mike Nichols, and his wife, Lynne of Acworth; a daughter-in-law, Cathy D. Nichols of Gaylesville, Ala; a sister, Lorene Nichols of Lindale; 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home with the Rev. John Moates officiating. Interment will follow in the family lot in Spring Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home Saturday from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour. At other hours, they may be contacted at the residence of a daughter, Carol Graves, 2322 Frettieburg Drive, Rockmart, GA 30153. Pallbearers are requested to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home Saturday at 2:30 p.m. and include Phil Zealy, Grande Dinero, Tim Rolan, Tony Nichols, Bo Godfrey, Jay Barton and Blu White. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home has charge of the funeral arrangements.
 

 

Mrs. Mary Pennington Nixon

Rome Tribune-Herald, Friday, January 21, 1916

Submitted by Fran Weatherby

Mrs. Mary Pennington Nixon Died Last Night After Residence Here Of About Sixty Years.  Mrs. Mary Pennington Nixon, resident of Rome for sixty years, died last night at her home on Branham avenue. She is survived by her two sons, George F. and Pennington Nixon, well known local business men. The funeral will be held from the residence at 10 o'clock Saturday morning and all friends of the family are invited to attend. Interment will be in Myrtle Hill cemetery. Mrs. Nixon was a member of the Baptist Church, esteemed by all who knew her and her death will be deeply regretted.

 

 

James Dixon Noble

Rome Tribune-Herald, Wednesday, January 19, 1916

Submitted by Fran Weatherby

James Noble Dead. News has reached Rome of the death in Atlanta, of James Dixon Noble, a member of the Noble family so well known as early residents of Rome. He was born at Redding, Pa., on March 15, 1851 and at the time of his death was a resident of Etowah, Tenn. Interment was at Anniston yesterday. Mr. Noble is survived by a son, C.M. Noble, Jr., also well known here.

 

 

Mary Edith Noble

Tri Weekly Courier April 21, 1874

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Died-In this city, on Sunday evening last at 8:50, Mary Edith, infant child of Mr. John W. and Mrs. Alwera Noble, a little over three weeks old


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