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Mary J. Nichols

Mary Jane Martin Nichols, 87, New Albany, formerly of Elizabeth, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018.
Born Oct. 27, 1930, in Evans Landing, she was the daughter of the late William and Altha Langsdon Martin.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her former husband, Charlie C. Nichols; a son, Charles (Bobby) Nichols; two grandchildren, Janis Paschal and Shannon Ross Abell; and eight siblings, Edna Mae Bullington, Jake Martin, Wilma Houser Brown, Mitty Pease, Helen Martin, Freddie Martin, Ray Martin, and Lawrence (Judy) Martin.
Survivors include six children, Jerry Nichols (Janet), Shirley Nichols Paschal (Jesse), Carolyn Nichols Douglas, Jennifer Nichols Zettwoch, Valarie Nichols Proffitt (Ronnie) and Mark D. Nichols (Cheryl); 12 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-granchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions in New Albany.
Funeral: Thursday, Oct. 4, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery in Elizabeth.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.