Funeral services for W.A. Nicholson, 84, will be Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Piedmont with the Rev. David Ingram and Bro. Herbert Roundtree officiating. Burial will follow at Young's Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
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Mr. Nicholson passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at his home.
Survivors include his children, Shelia Steward (Rodney) of Piedmont, Vickie Gowens (Donald) and Greg Nicholson (Rose), all of Spring Garden; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Sarah Jennings (Fred), Sally Cheeves (Floyd) and Helen Jahn (Wally); and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Chris Livingston, Dennis Peek, Mackey Eads, Jeff Haney, Troy Shields and Tim Jennings.
Honorary pallbearers will be Eddie Herring and Larry Herring.
Mr. Nicholson was a Cherokee County resident most of his life and was a member of the Piedmont Church of the Nazarene, where he served as an Elder. In earlier years, he traveled and sang in a gospel group, loved to play guitar, enjoyed camping and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ramona Nicholson; a daughter, Linda Nicholson; granddaughter, Ashley Nicholson; parents, Namon and Linda Nicholson; three sisters; and one brother.
Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory - Piedmont
6340 Old Piedmont-Gadsden Hwy. PO Box 574
Piedmont, AL 36272
Published in The Gadsden Times on Aug. 2, 2013