Archive for Monday, March 26, 1990


March 26, 1990


— Services for Velma C. Nicholson, 74, Thomas, Okla., will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at First Congregational Church, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Sandra Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in Hubbel Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Nicholson died today at her home in Thomas.

She was born Feb. 10, 1916, in Two Buttes, Colo. She was a member of First Congregational Church, Tonganoxie, and was a 50-year member of Rinda Chapter No. 82, Order of Eastern Star, Tonganoxie.

Formerly of Tonganoxie, Mrs. Nicholson moved to Oklahoma in 1977.

She married Paul J. Nicholson on June 26, 1948, in Lawrence. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Larry, Austin, Tex.; a sister, Sophia Maxfield, Mountain Home, Ark.; three brothers, Warren Whitaker, Washington, Kan., John D. Whitaker, Basehor, and Edwin Whitaker, Fort Myers, Fla.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie, where an Eastern Star service will be held at 7 p.m.

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