Ceola J. Nichols 92 was born November 20, 1924 in Tollette, Arkansas. She passed April 5, 2017 at Methodist Hospital Northlake. She was a retired teacher with the Gary Public School Corp. Preceded in death by husband Joe N. Nichols, daughter Ramona Montgomery; son Erskine Nichols and grandson Nathan Nichols. She leaves to cherish her memories son Larry (Nadine) Nichols and daughter Wynona (Tyrone) Childs; two nieces Rita Spears and Bonnie Crawford both of Bakersfield, CA; nephew Joe Miller of Michigan; 12 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren and a host of cousins and friends. Visitation Friday April 14, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. with funeral services immediately following at 2:00p.m. both at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Discourse by Brother Tyrone L. Childs. Interment Fern Oaks Cemetery.