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Mary Lou Nichols

July 31, 1950 October 31, 2017
Mary Lou Nichols
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Obituary for Mary Lou Nichols

Mary Lou Nichols, 67, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, passed away October 31, 2017. She was born July 31, 1950, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to Joe and Bessie (Ratcliff) Gifford. Mary Lou’s number one love in her life was her grandchildren. She also enjoyed spending time outside and caring for her cats.

Mary Lou was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Ola Mae McGinty; and brother, Sheb Gifford.

Survivors include her husband of 15 years, Nick Nichols; sons, Steven Shipley, Sean Nichols; daughters, Rachel Huggs (Matt), Candice Nelson; brothers, Keith Gifford (Angela), Kevin Gifford (Vonda); sister, Alice Thompson; and grandchildren, Kaylin Stokes, Emily Huggs, Briana Nelson, and Jessica Nelson.

A celebration of Mary Lou’s life will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Arkansas Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice.

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5:00 PM 11/4/2017 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/4/2017 7:00:00 PM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913

Caruth-Hale Funeral Home
155 Section Line Road Hot Springs 71913 AR
United States

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