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Nancy Keeling Nichols / January 07, 2021

Nancy Keeling Nichols, 85, of Clover, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. She was born in Lynchburg on Oct. 4, 1935, daughter of the late Jack Milton Keeling and the late Edna Virginia Ragland Keeling. She was married to the late Ray Nichols and was a faithful member of Clover Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir and helped with Vacation Bible School. Nancy loved sewing, crocheting and cooking. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and friend.

Ms. Nichols is survived by her children, Everette Ray Nichols Jr. and wife Bonnie of Radford, Forrest Nichols and wife Diane of Richmond, Kelly Nichols Fite and husband Bion of South Boston; five grandchildren, Blair Nichols of Radford, Kristen Nicholas Matiz and husband Diego of Richmond, Brittany Nichols Nelson and husband J.P. of Charleston, S.C., Kasey Nichols Murphy and husband Josh of Richmond, Hannah Nichols Killian and husband Bryan of Richmond, Patrick Currie and wife Katie of La Plata, Md., Austin Fite of La Plata, Md., sisters, Jackie Keeling Jackson of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Susan Keeling Hensley and husband Tommy of Culpepper; seven great-grandchildren and a host of loving nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her siblings Ray Keeling, Barbara Keeling Moore and Joan Keeling Osborne.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 2 p.m. at Clover Cemetery with Rev. Bill Wilkins officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, we recommend the wearing of face mask and social distancing.

The family received friends immediately following the service on Wednesday.

Memorials may be directed to Clover Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 154, Clover, VA 24534.

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Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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