Martha Ruth Nicol, 72, of Collinsville, Ill., born December 18, 1943, in Collinsville, Ill. passed away at 8:40 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, at her residence surrounded by family.
Martha was a 1962 Collinsville High School graduate. She worked in retail as a sales associate for Dillards, Famous Barr and Sears Hardware. She was a member of St. John United Church of Christ, Collinsville, Ill., and the Goldwing Road Riders Association Chapter E.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Nicol, whom she married June 16, 1962; her parents, Frederick Hillier and Laura, nee Skaggs, Schuerbaum; step-father, Walter Schuerbaum; two brothers, Henry Hillier and Frederick Schuerbaum; and a sister, Shirley Harrison.
She is survived by two sons, John (Cathy) Nicol and Robert Nicol, both of Collinsville; a daughter, Christine (Michael) Jackson of Collinsville, Ill.; five grandchildren, Nikki Shumate, Laura Nicol, Bobby Nicol II, Brittany Nicol, and Josh Fischer; four great-grandchildren, Brianna Forrester, Siara Pearse, Shyann Pearse and Nova Schwinn.
Memorials may be made to the
and will be received at the Barry Wilson Funeral Home, Maryville, Ill.
For condolences go to www.barrywilsonfuneralhome.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, Maryville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at St. John United Church Christ, 307 West Clay,
Collinsville, Ill., with Rev. Tony Minear officiating. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery, Collinsville, Ill.
BARRY WILSON FUNERAL HOME, Maryville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Sept. 25, 2016