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2011-08-25 / Obituaries


Joseph “Joe” Rentz Nichols, Sr., 76, of Mobile, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2011 at Providence Hospital. He was born Aug. 5, 1935 in Nicholsville. He was a former personnel manager for Vanity Fair and he was a United States Army veteran.

Graveside services were 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011 at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Jackson with Rev. Keith Stanford officiating.

He is survived by his wife, Gayle Ray Nichols of Mobile; daughter, Traci Nichols Jernigan of Navarre, Fla.; son, Jay Nichols of Navarre, Fla.; step-son, Scott Eldridge on Mobile; step-daughter, Angie Mcllwain of Mobile; brother, William “Billy” Marion Nichols of Nicholsville; sister, Nancy Nichols Burge of Thomasville; seven grandchildren and one greatgrandchild.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directed.

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