Funeral services for Mrs. Lois Holly Nicholson, 82, of
Cookeville, TN, will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday, December 2,
2018, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Smyrna Cemetery in
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 12 Noon until
time of services.
She passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
She was born September 13, 1936, in Metropolis, IL, to the
late Milburn Joseph Holly and Ruby Sullivan Holly. She was
married to the late Foye John Nicholson. She was a caregiver,
and enjoyed the services of Unity Church.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 2 Sons: Edward Helfen and Michael Helfen; 1
Daughter: Betty Green; and 1 Brother: Haldean Holly.
Survivors include 3 Sons: Joe (Karen) Helfen of Virginia
Beach, VA, Foye Nicholson of Cookeville, TN, and Ivan
Nicholson of Gainesboro, TN; 1 Daughter: Goldie Tovar of
Tucson, AZ; 16 Grandchildren; and 14 Great Grandchildren.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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