PARMA -- Rose Marie Nichols, 80, died March 14, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born March 17, 1931, in Parma, to the late Nathaniel and Ida Wilson Lewis, she had lived all her life in Parma where she worked as a secretary at the Parma Public Schools and was a member of the General Baptist Church.
On Dec. 3, 1949, in Piggott, Ark., she married Floyd Nichols who preceded her in death on Dec. 24, 2009.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Carlton Lewis and Bob Lewis.
Surviving are: one daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Bill Hilderbrand of Malden; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Tony Nichols of Parma and Mike and Barbra Cowan Nichols of Malden; and two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services were conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Parma.
Burial followed in Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.