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William E. Nichols


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William E. Nichols Obituary
Mr. William E. 'Bill' Nichols, age 74, of Colt, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Thursday, April 5, 2018, at the N.E.A. Hospital in Jonesboro. He had been in poor health for the past six months.
Mr. Nichols was born Dec. 20, 1943, in Forrest City, and was the son of Clifton Nichols and Janie Armstrong Nichols. He lived in St. Francis County all of his life, retired from the Forrest City Street Department in 2006, and was a member of the New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church. He was loved by many people. He was a man who loved God first, his family and his church family.
Mr. Nichols married Betty Sue Matlock in 1963. She was the love of his life for 54 years, and she survives him along with two sons, Tony Nichols, and wife, Belinda, of Conway, and Todd Nichols, and wife, Jeanette, of Colt; one daughter, Tammy Weatherford, and husband, Rodney, of Colt; one sister, Blanche Carter, and husband, Archie, of Harrison; eight grandchildren, Brittney, Ethan, Tamatha, April, Jordan, Jaden, Jayla and Jerran; six great-grandchildren, Tre, Olivia, Joshua, Brooklyn, Nick and one future great-grandchild, Lil' Todd, and many nieces, nephews and close friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifton and Janie Nichols; two brothers, Eugene Nichols and Percy 'Buck' Nichols and six sisters, Venita King, Annie Grace Hale, Maxine Montgomery, Lorrine Morris, Mattie Lee Carter and Louise 'Wezi' Webb.
Visitation for Mr. Nichols will be this evening, Monday, April 9, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Stevens Funeral Home.
Services for Mr. Nichols will be held at the New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2018, with burial in Loughridge Cemetery, under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.
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Published in Times-Herald on Apr. 9, 2018
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