Donna Sue Nichols was called home on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, to dwell in the house of our Lord. Donna was born on October 1, 1939 to her parents Carroll and Blanche Webster. She met the love of her life, our father, Harris “Sonny” Nichols and they were married on September 5, 1964 until he passed in January of 1982. Donna enjoyed a career with Consolidated Communications from which she retired. She also was employed with St. Vincent’s Memorial Hospital in billing briefly after retirement. Donna also met a special friend, John Damerin, who she traveled with, back and forth to Florida. She really loved Florida, and was always ready to go back.
Donna is survived by her children Dean (Gerry) Nichols of North Carolina, Rose Dieterich and Debbie Sassatelli both of Taylorville, Kim (Mark Hoffman) McIntosh of Decatur, IL, Pat Nichols of Taylorville. She was also blessed with many Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren, 3 Great-Great-Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Donna was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers: Robert, William, and Jerry Webster, sister: Betty Gilpin, son: Thomas Nichols, friend: John Damerin, great-grandson Brandon Daykin Durbin and great-great-grandson: Knox Gatons.
Visitation will be held on Monday, August 31, 2020 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral Service will be immediately following the visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home with Pastor Steve Switzer officiating. Burial will be held in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. In accordance with the CDC it is highly recommended that you wear a mask and practice social distancing.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter 2309 W. White Oaks Drive Suite E Springfield, IL 62704.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.
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