Helen Mae (Carpenter) NicholsonSeptember 22, 1933 ~ September 13, 2017 (age 83)
Funeral service for Helen Mae Nicholson, age 83, of Priceville, will be Friday, September 15, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at Shelton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Gunter officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to service. Interment will be in Burningtree Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Nicholson, who died Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at her residence, was born September 22, 1933, in Lawrence County, to Johnny Gabe Carpenter and Massie Mae Bond Carpenter. She was preceded in death by her son, Johnny Lee Franks, her daughter, Betty Ach, parents, and two sisters, Mossie Fay Bishop and Kathy Tune. Mrs. Nicholson retired from Wrigley Gum following 30 years of service.
She is survived by one son, Larry Nicholson (Jan) of Crossville; one daughter, Barbara Lester of Somerville; life partner, Dan Walls of Priceville; two sisters, Ina Jeanette Tapley and Margaret Fern Grandchamp; and 10 grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandchildren and great-grandchildren.