Helen Louise Nichols Obituary

Helen Louise Nichols

Mrs. Helen Louise Nichols, age 98, of Waverly, TN passed to her heavenly home Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at the Waters of Smyrna Nursing Home. Helen was born on March 15, 1925 at St. Ann’s Hospital in St. Louis, MO to the late Mary Clara Arnold. She attended Fairview School and Waverly High School in Humphreys Co., TN. Helen was a lifetime active member and communicant of St. Patrick’s Church in McEwen, TN. She was a member of the Humphreys County Right To Life. She was employed at McEwen Manufacturing Company for 30 years. Helen loved Sacred Scripture and Prayer. She also loved poetry, music, gardening, and cooking for her big family.

Helen is survived by her children, Charles Bruce (Alice) of Moyock NC, Patricia Lewis Budzinski of Deland, FL, Michael Rochelle (Susan) of Hopkinsville, KY, Mary Jane Forrest (Danny) of Manchester, TN, Michael Nichols (Jane) of Cleveland, TN, Ronald Nichols (Brenda) of Harvest, AL, Larry Nichols (Kathy) of Murfreesboro, TN, and Barry Nichols (Beverly) of Murfreesboro, TN; grandchildren, Darinda Kerns (Robert), Ginger Miller, Cyndi Truxillo (Wayne), Richard Bruce (Jenny), Vinessa Swartz (Jeff), Levin Lewis, Trevina Reed (Russ), Bevinda Lewis Lively (Mark), Michael Rochelle (Lee Anne), Beth Hixon (Brent), Danny Wayne Forrest (Lisa), Kathey Trull (Steven), Theresa Wills (Kerry), Holly Kellar (Paul), Lori Chambers (Charlie), Jason Forrest, Tina Harrison (Jon), Justin Nichols (Kelly), Buffy Seller (David), Jessica Hensley (Eric), Jennifer Nichols, Brentin Nichols (Sarah), Damian Nichols, Christopher Nichols (Missy), Nathaniel Nichols (Kelly), Tabitha Nichols, Lena (Finch), Sarah Nichols, Patrick Nichols, Rebecca Nichols, and April Nichols; and many great grandchildren. Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Leo Nichols, and grandchildren, Steven Lewis, Kevin Lewis, Devin Lewis, Philip Nichols, Forrest Kellar, Steven Ray Lewis, and Debbie Lewis.

Visitation with the family will be Sunday, April 30, 2023 from 2:00pm until 6:00pm with a Rosary at 5:00pm at Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna. Funeral Mass will be held Monday, May 1, 2023 at 11:00am St. Ignatius Church with Fr. Titus Augustine officiating. Burial will be Monday. May 1, 2023 at 2:00pm in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in McEwen, TN with Fr. Kevin Dowling officiating.

An online guestbook is available for the family at Woodfin Chapel. Smyrna (615) 459-3254

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