Mary Ruth Nichols, 88, of rural Hughesville, died Sunday, June 12, 2011, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall with Dr. Drew Hill officiating. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Sedalia and an online guestbook is available at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born July 14, 1922, in Saline County, she was the daughter of the late John Frank Leimkuehler and Martha Davis Leimkuehler. She was raised in the Marshall area where she was a 1941 graduate of Marshall High School. On May 3, 1947, she married John D. Nichols who preceded her in death on Oct. 13, 1986. She made their home in the rural Hughesville area where she was a homemaker and lived there until her death. She was a member of First Baptist Church and its Gleaner's Sunday school class in Sedalia.
Survivors include one daughter, Patty Harvey of Sedalia; one son, John Robert Nichols and his wife, Sara, of rural Nelson; and two granddaughters, Noel Nichols and Molly Harvey.
Additional information provided per family recompense.