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Barbara Jo (Martin) Nichols

November 29, 1956 ~ September 16, 2017 (age 60)

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Funeral service for Barbara Jo Nichols, age 60, of Hartselle, will be Thursday, September 21, 2017, 3:30 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with Bishop Roger Brown officiating and Shelton Funeral Home directing.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home, and from 2:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the church prior to service.  Interment will be in Hartselle Memory Gardens.

Mrs. Nichols, who died Saturday, September 16, 2017, at Decatur Morgan Hospital, was born November 29, 1956, in Hartselle, to Bobby Martin and Carolyn Rausa Martin.  She was preceded in death by her father.  Mrs. Nichols graduated from Athens State University and retired from teaching at La Petite Academy.  She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Decatur.  Barbara Jo was a loving wife, mother, daughter, and sister, and was a very special loving and caring person who will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, James W. Nichols of Hartselle; two daughters, Heather and her husband, Jeremy, and Melissa and her husband, Will, both of Aikin, SC; her mother, Carolyn Martin of Hartselle; one brother, Rob Martin of Birmingham; one sister, Jan Harris and her husband, Dan, of Birmingham; and four granddaughters.

 Service Information

September 20, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Shelton Funeral Home
2105 Beltline Road, S.W.
Decatur, Alabama 35601

Funeral Service
September 21, 2017

3:30 PM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
2006 Modaus Road
Decatur, Alabama 35603

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