SHERMAN - Funeral services for Lottie Mae Markham Nicks of Chadron, Neb., former resident of Sherman, Texas will be 10 a.m. Thursday, January 23 at Waldo Funeral Home, Sherman. Toby Soechting of Howe, and Darrel Knote of Chadron, Neb. officiating. There will be a visitation at 9 a.m. prior to the funeral. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. at the Avery, Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at Crest View Healthcare Community, 420 Gordon Ave., Chadron, Neb.|
Lottie died January 4, 2014 at Crest View Healthcare Community in Chadron, Neb.
Lottie Mae Markham Nicks was born December 9, 1919 at Avery, Red River County to Charles and Mary Dunson Markham. She married Thomas George "T. G." Nicks June 24, 1939 in Avery. T. G. and Lottie farmed near Avery until they moved to Petersburg during the summer of 1953.
While living in Petersburg, Lottie was employed in the Petersburg Cotton Gin office during the cotton harvest season. After moving to Sherman in February, 1955, Lottie was employed by Pools Manufacturing, Burlington Mills, then Texas Instruments until her retirement in 1982.
Lottie was a faithful Christian having obeyed the Gospel in 1935 at the age of 16. She was a member of various Churches of Christ throughout the years wherever she lived and had been a member of the Howe Church of Christ, Howe, Texas since 1995. After moving to Chadron, Nebraska in 2008 to be near her daughter, she was a member of the Chadron Church of Christ.
She took great pride in her cooking, sewing, and being an excellent homemaker, wife and mother as well a great friend to many.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda Knote and husband, Darrel of Chadron, Neb.; two grandsons, Thomas Knote of Chadron, Neb., and Wayne Knote and wife, Amanda of Hemingford, Neb.; two great grandaughters, Emily Rae Knote and Sara Christine Knote of Hemingford, Neb.; brother-in-law, James Nicks and wife, Frieda of Garland, and sisters in- law, Ruth Markham of Avery, Donia Bea McGregor of New Boston, Effie Kelso of Avery, and many nieces and nephews, including a special nephew, Jay Lynn Preston.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, T. G.; her parents and sisters: Margie Johnson, Clora Preston, and half-sister, Glendora Gossett; brothers: Alvie Markham, Ancel Markham, Arvil Markham, John Markham, and Lonnie Markham.
Honorary casket bearers are all of Lottie's family and friends.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to In Search of the Lord's Way, P. O. Box 371, Edmond, OK 73083-9901, Chadron Church of Christ, 502 Mears Street, Chadron, Nebraska 69337 or Howe Church of Christ, P.O. Box 275, Howe, TX 75459.
Published in The Herald Democrat on Jan. 19, 2014