Shelby  County  Indiana

Nichols / Nickell

The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, January 31, 2003
Carl L. Nickel, 88, of Rushville, father of a Shelbyville man, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003, Indianapolis.
Born Sept. 11, 1914, in Rush County, s/o  Peter and Pearl Winnie (Skinkle) Nickel.  Married  Dorothy Newkirk  in 1937, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 19, 1994.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Melvin (Dessie Arlene) Martin  of Rushville and  Kathy Jeanne Riddle  of Texas; two sons, Norman Carl Nickel  of Rushville and  William Darryl Nickel  of Shelbyville; 20 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one son, Michael Nickel, three brothers and one sister.
Farmer and factory worker.
Member of Homer Christian Church in Homer.
Graveside services Hurst Cemetery in Rush County.
Burns Funeral Home in Milroy.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
September 7, 1953
Heart Ailment Fatal To
Former Hotel Employe
          Volney Nickell,  66, former employe of the Kennedy Hotel, died at the Greensburg hospital Monday.  Mr. Nickell, who had resided at Camp McCoy near Greensburg for the last three weeks, had suffered with a heart ailment but death was unexpected.  The son of  Andrew and Gillie (Pieratt) Nickell,  he was born at Maytown, Ky., on April 3, 1887.  He was a member of the Masonic lodge in Maytown.
          He is survived by three children,  Mrs. Ruby Hill  of Dayton, O.;  W. Raymong Nickell,  Encino, Cal., and  Mildred Nickell,  Lexington, Ky.  Also surviving are one grandchild; three brothers,  T. P. Nickell,  Encino, Cal.,  Carl  of New Orleans and  Stanley  of Ashland, Ky., and one sister,  Mrs. Minnie Murphy  of Camargo, Ky.
          Funeral services will be held at the Murphy Mortuary Thursday with the time to be announced later.  Rev. Lester Shrock will officiate and burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, September 3, 1937
Page 1, column 4
Mrs. Nichols, Mother of Two Local Men, Dies
          Mrs. Mary Boucher Nichols, widow of  Jacob Nichols and mother of  Albert  and  Walter Nichols  of Shelbyville died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Stella Huff, Hope rural route Wednesday night.  Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Edinburg Christian church.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday, December 22, 1918
Caused Death of Mrs. Andrew Nich-
ols Sunday.
          Mrs. Andrew Nichols,  forty-one years old, died Sunday night at 11:30 o'clock at her home, 430 west Washington street.  Her death was caused by influenza, with which she had suffered for two weeks.
          Mr. and Mrs. Nichols had lived in Shelbyville for a year, coming here from Indianapolis.  He is employed as a moulder at the plant of the Chambers Fireless Cooker company.  Mrs. Nichols was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church at Indianapolis.
          Funeral services will be held at the home Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  Dr. A. H. Pitkin pastor of the First M. E. church, officiating.  Burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery, Ewing and Oldham in charge.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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