Norman Wayne Nichols

Norman Nichols

Norman Wayne Nichols of Belleview passed away on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Potosi. He was 83.

He was born on Nov. 8, 1934 in Lurton, AR, a son of the late Delbert and Ina Mae Rosamond Nichols.

On June 11, 1954, he was united in marriage to Mary Lou Barton, who preceded him in death on June 25, 2014.

To this union was born six children, Deborah Eudy and husband Gary of Belleview, Christina Miller and husband Bill of Ironton, Terry Nichols and wife Tracy of Ironton, Phyllis Price of Belleview, Theresa Draper and husband David of Imperial, and Greg Nichols and wife Teresa of Broadway, NC.

Also surviving are three brothers, Herman and wife Verna of DeSoto, Lynn “Ronnie” and wife Angie of Desloge, and Arland and wife Colleen of Belleview; 15 grandchildren, 21 great- grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Everett “Joe” and Harold Nichols, and a son-in-law, Tom Price.

Norman was a member of the Belleview First Baptist Church, Tyro Lodge #12 AF and AM, and he helped organize the Belleview Fire Dept. and served as Fire Chief for 35 years. He was a member of the Ozark Fire Fighters Association.

Norman retired in 1996 after working as a Master Mechanic for Hanna Mining and Moline Consumers. He also worked for General Motors for several years.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 1 p.m. from Cole Family Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Nash officiating.  Interment will be in Caledonia Methodist Cemetery.

Visitation will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a Masonic Service at 7 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the Georgian Gardens Nursing Home Christmas Fund.

Online condolences may be made at www.colefamilyfuneralhomes.com.