She worked for Quarles Motor Company for 18 years and was of the Pentecostal faith.
She was preceded in death by her father, Dillard Nichols; and partner, Butch Smith.
Survivors include her children: Sherry (Bill) Cranfield of Decatur, Gloria Williams of Cleveland, Gary (Tammy) Jarrell of Rossville, Tony (Kristy) Jarrell of Ringgold, Ga.; mother, Mae Dyer of Cleveland; siblings: Jerry Nichols, Donna Langdon and Angie Riddle, all of Cleveland; grandchildren: Tamara Mae, April, Ashley, A.J., Baylei and Austin; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A private burial will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Wilson Funeral Homes, In care of Reba Joan Jarrell services.
Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes-Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.