Monday, November 3, 2003

Margaret L. Nicholls, 75 of Brazil died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at 2:05am at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She was born Oct. 4, 1928, in Clay County, the daughter of Henry and Irene Courtney.

Feb. 8, 1947, she married Charles F. Nicholls; he survives. She was a homemaker and loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Survivors include her husband, one son Charles Nicholls, Jr., of Brazil; one daughter and son in law, Irene and Herb Newport of Clay City; 6 grandchildren, Brian Nicholls, Summer Stewart, Autumn Nicholls, Scott French, Tina Trent, and Lori Brewer; 8 great-grandchildren; two sisters Janet Harden and husband Jerry of Brazil, Ruby Eberle of Knightsville; one brother Darrell "Jake" Courtney; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Virginia Piskie, and Shirley Wilson; one brother "Peanut" James Courtney.

Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at French Funeral Home with Brother George Hewitt officiating. Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-8pm and again Wednesday prior to services.