Funeral services for Catherine Lucille Nichols, 90, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 am Thursday at Stull United Methodist Church, Stull. Burial will follow in Stull Cemetery. She died November 9, 2014, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.
Mrs. Nichols was born August 19, 1924 in Warrensburg, MO, the daughter of Arthur and Vida Lunn Baile. She attended College High School in Warrensburg and graduated from the University of Kansas School of Nursing in 1946.
She married Raymond T. Nichols of Stull, October 6, 1946. He preceeded her in death. She was a homemaker till her death.
Mrs. Nichols joined the Stull United Methodist Church in 1946 and was a long-time member of the United Methodist Women’s Organization. She was a charter member of the Stull FCE unit that started in 1950. She worked with the 4-H and church Youth Fellowship for many years. She enjoyed traveling around the world with her husband and loved to garden.
Survivors include two brothers, Charles Baile, Warrensburg, MO, and Richard Baile, Houston, TX; her children David T. Nichols and Virginia A. Nichols, both of Lawrence, KS.; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Nichols will lie in state from 9 am to 8 pm Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Stull United Methodist Church, or to the Stull United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 1596 E. 250 Rd., Lecompton, KS, 66050, or sent in care of the funeral home.