Dec. 7 1929 - June 15 2013


Verma Fern Nichols was born 12/7/1929 in Edger Springs, Mo.  and was called home on 6/15/1913. She was preceded in death by her husband Alfred Nichols and grandsons Andre Ryan and Sam Woods. Verma and Alfred were married on Nov. 15,  1947 and from that union they had five children: Daughter Colleen and Robert Peters (children: Cassie, MiMi, Sam, Kaddie, Joey, CeCe and Mahalia) Daughter Jewel Simmons (Chiloe and Jesse)Daughter Sondra and John Ryan (Andre, Alfred and Angelica) Son Allen Nichols (Alex, Mackie, Aaron and Jacob) and son Gordon Nichols. Verma  was Mema to 21 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. There were many who called her “Mom” and “Grandma”. Viewing will be  at Erickson and Brown on Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 3pm to 8:30pm and Services graveside at Westside Cemetery on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 9am. Per Verma’s request for her celebration of life please refrain from wearing black.
A very special Thank You to Pacifica Senior Living  and Optimal Hospice.