M. Lois Nichols

M. Lois Nichols, 80, of Monticello, died Thursday, November 30, 2006, at Golden Living Center in Monticello.

Born December, 26, 1925, in Pekin, Ill., she was a daughter of the late Opal Wesley Sutton and Thelma Cleo Schember Sutton.

She was a homemaker and a charter member of First Free Will Baptist Church, where she played piano and organ. She was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary.

Survivors include her husband, Charles M. Nichols of Monticello; two sons, Eldon Schappaugh and wife Sandy of East Peoria, Ill., and David Schappaugh and wife Jo Ann of Pontiac, Ill.; a stepdaughter, Sandra Combs and husband Larry of Jacksonville; and four grandchildren, Sarah Schappaugh, Ben Schappaugh and Matt Schappaugh, all of Bloomington, Ill., and Scott Schappaugh of Minier, Ill.

Funeral services were held December 2 at Stephenson- Dearman Funeral Home with the Rev. Rue Dell Smith officiating. Burial was at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin, Ill.

Memorials may be made to First Freewill Baptist Church, Hwy 278 West, Monticello, AR 71655 or Pekin Bible Church, 2405 Court Street, Pekin, IL 61554.

The Advance-Monticellonian

Mailing Address:
PO Box 486
Monticello, AR 71657

Street Address:
314 Main Street
Monticello, AR 71655

Phone: 870-367-5325
Fax: 870-367-6612


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