She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Nichols; and parents, Jess and Cansada Randolph Silver.
She is survived by her children: Suzanne Shelley of Hattiesburg, Miss., Joseph Nichols of Cleveland, Steven Nichols of Fair Hope, Ala., and Sydney Young of Columbus, Miss.; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Lucille Crouse of North Carolina; and numerous extended family members.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013, in the chapel of Grissom Funeral Home with the Rev. Wendell Smith officiating.
Interment will follow in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.