Geraldine “Gerrie” Bernice Nichols was born on June 8, 1928, the daughter of John W. & Daisy Alva (Moss) Hull, in Wichita, Kansas and she passed away on June 30, 2020, at the age of 92, in Harrah, Oklahoma.
Geraldine married Morris E. Nichols on August 26, 1950 in Wichita, and to this union, they were blessed with three children. Geraldine worked as a travel agent for Braniff Airlines and a homemaker during her lifetime. Morris’s career took them to Henderson, KY and Ridge Manor, FL until his retirement. In 1992 they settled in Franklin, N. C., where they enjoyed their life in the mountains. They also enjoyed traveling for many years in their RV visiting Canada and 41 of the United States. After Morris’s death, Gerrie returned to the town she loved when they were first married, Belleville, KS. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Belleville. Gerrie spent her final years residing in Oklahoma to be near her cousin Molly Reid.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Morris of 58 years, and her five year old daughter, Kathy Ann. She is survived by her sons, Michael Nichols (Shari) of Wakefield, MA, and Stephen Nichols (Anna) of Archbold, OH. Geraldine is also survived by her grandchildren, Matthew, Sarah, Thomas, Joshua and Matthew John, her sister-in-law Ruea Reed of Boulder City, NV, and her cousin Molly Reid of Edmond, OK, other nieces, nephews and friends. A special thank you to Harrah Nursing Center and Centennial Hospice for taking care of Gerrie in her final months.
Direct cremation was chosen, with memorial services to be held later this year in Belleville, Kansas. Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home of Belleville assisted the family with these arrangements, www.tibbettsfischerfuneralhome.com
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