A funeral service for Geraldine Nichols of Tarkio, Missouri, was held Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio. Interment was held at Home Cemetery, Tarkio. Pastor Ronald Nichols officiated. Services were under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.
Geraldine, the daughter of Ulysses Grant and Emma Lucy Ellen (Brockus) Roberts, was born September 3, 1925, in Tarkio. She attended rural Tarkio schools.
On September 26, 1944, Geraldine was united in marriage to Billie A. Nichols in Atchison, Kansas, and they became the parents of two children, Ronald and Judy. Billie passed away in 2008.
Geraldine was a private care nurse and dedicated caregiver. She loved her family unconditionally and was grateful for every opportunity she had to spend with them. She was a member of the Full Gospel Fellowship. Geraldine passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Mosaic Hospital, St. Joseph, Missouri, at the age of 93 years.
Besides her parents, Geraldine was preceded in death by husband, Billie; brothers, C.B. Roberts and U.G. Roberts; sisters, Genevieve Millsap and Claudine Crane; and son-in-law, Kim Clark. Survivors include son, Ronald (Sandra) Nichols, St. Joseph; daughter, Judy Clark, Tarkio; grandchildren, Ron Nichols, Tarkio, Rhonda (Mike) Herrick, Westboro, Missouri, Dr. Sara (Kyle) Gardner, Leawood, Kansas, Bill (Sarah) Nichols, Osborn, Missouri, and Rebecca (Josh) Quim-by, West Plains, Missouri; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and sister, Dr. Shauna Roberts (Dr. Gerald Early), Easton, Missouri.
Memorials may be directed to the Evangelistic Temple, 5401 King Hill, St. Joseph, MO 64504. Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com.