Oliver Funeral Home of Winona, Inc.
|"Our family serving your family for four generations"
(July 12, 1926 - April 28, 2017)
Ralph Nichols, 90, of Starkville, and formerly of Winona, received his angel wings on Friday, April 28, 2017. Ralph had lived at the VA
Nursing Home in Kosciusko since November 2016. He served in the US Navy from 1944-45. Ralph was in the NAPA parts business in
Winona until he retired and moved to Florida. Ralph was married to Beatrice Nichols, the love of his life. She was by his side until the end
of his earthly life.
Ralph was born in Fayette, Alabama, on July 12, 1926, to Lewis and Mary Willingham Nichols. They preceded him in death, along with his
daughter, Judy Blaylock; grandson, Bradley Scott Blaylock; four sisters, Vista Newman, Carrie Dockery, Lucy Nichols, and Pearl Jenkins; and
four brothers, Claude, Clinton, Alfred, and Duffy Nichols.
Ralph is survived by his wife, Beatrice Nichols of Starkville; grandson, Dell Blaylock (Ann) of D'berville; granddaughter, Ledatha Hubbard of
Bartlett, TN; great-grandson, Bradley Blaylock of Gautier; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 1, in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Monday,
from noon until service time. Rev. Ken Armstrong will officiate the services and burial will follow in the Winona Garden of Memory.
Pallbearers will be Dell Blaylock, Bradley Blaylock, Skip Newman, Trey Newman, Ralph Montalvo, and David Collins.
Monday, May 1 12-2 pm
Oliver Funeral Home
Monday, May 1 2 pm
Winona Garden of Memory
Bea... So sorry to get the sad news about Ralph... Just wanted you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers,
and we miss seeing you and Ralph and Gertie very much.
|July 12, 1926
April 28, 2017