Mrs. Carole D. Nickodam, 73, of Lake City, joined the Lord peacefully, Monday, April 7, 2014 at the Lake City Medical Center. She was born in Janesville, Virginia to the late Louis and Addie [Marion] Burchett and had lived here in Columbia County for over 40 years. She was a kind and loving wife, mother, and grandmother who spent her days making crafts for others, maintaining her garden and viewing the birds in her backyard. She was a joyful participant of Gateway Baptist Church and helped maintain the church library. She was preceded in death by her parents and her older brother Robert.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Walter Nickodam, son Jeffrey L. (Donna) Nickodam of Lake City, FL; grandchildren, Dana (David) Alverson and Dustin Nickodam.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens with Pastor Rick McCall officiating. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 South US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025. (386) 752-1954. Please leave words of comfort for the family online at www.gatewayforestlawn.com