Lela M. Nickens, age 75, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at St. Mary's Medical Center.
Lela had worked as a manager for Clayton's Fine Dry Cleaning for 18 years and was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church.
Surviving Lela are four daughters, Deborah (Brian) Toy of Henderson, KY, Kathy (Timothy) Slaton of Evansville, Susan (Paul) Bridgewater and Karen (Thomas) Hall both of Evansville; five grandchildren, Amy Dame, Amber Wagner, Daniel Bridgewater, Brandon Slaton and Carrie Feagans and five great grandchildren, Aiden Dame, Rayden Elderbrook, Cameron Elderbrook, Carter Wagner and Adrian Feagans.
Lela was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Raymond E. Nickens in 2009; by her parents, Lowell Reeder and Jessilee Johnson; two brothers, Jack Reeder and Thomas Reeder and a grandson, Christopher Toy.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Pierre Funeral Home, Rev. Marla Thorne-Weller officiating. Burial will follow in Tupman Cemetery.
Friends may visit with the family from 9:30 A.M. until service time on Saturday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street.
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Pierre Funeral Home
2601 West Franklin Street Evansville, IN 47712
Published in Courier Press on July 31, 2014