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Colleen Mae Nichols

June 2, 1934 — April 17, 2022

Colleen Mae Nichols, age 87, of Dawson Springs, KY passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2022 at her residence. Ms. Nichols was born June 2, 1934 to Thomas Henry Davis and Delsie Ann Davis. She started working as a “car hop” and continued working at different restaurants in the area all of her working life. She was a member of the Charleston Baptist Church.

Ms. Nichols is survived by two daughters, Debbie Adams (Tim) of Dawson Springs, KY, Teresa Glass (Thomas) of Hopkinsville, KY; two sons, Michael Nichols (Kathy) and Carroll Nichols (Beth) both of Dawson Springs, KY; one sister, Christine Shadrick of Henderson, KY; six grandchildren, Heather Briggs (Tim), Traci Gawarecki (Matt), Stevan Nichols (Becky), Crystal Smith (Jamie), Jessie Nichols (Shelby), and Kayla Nichols; seven great grandchildren, Hayden Briggs, Parker Briggs, Conner Nichols, Alex Nichols, Suzanne Smith, Junior Smith, and “A.J.”.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jessie “J.L.” Nichols; three brothers, James Davis, David Davis and Paul Davis.

Visitation for Colleen Mae Nichols will be Tuesday, April 19, 2022 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 from 10:00 AM until the funeral hour at 2:00 PM at Beshear Funeral Home, Dawson Springs, KY. Rev. Patrick Yates will officiate. Burial will follow at Lafayette Cemetery. Active pallbearers include James Davis, Tom Glass, Jessie Nichols, Matt Gawarecki, Tim Briggs and Hunter Fugate. Tommy Davis has been named an honorary pallbearer.

Ms. Nichol’s service will be streamed live on Beshear Funeral Home Facebook beginning at 2:00 PM CST on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. (To view: “Google” beshearfuneralhomefacebook and select “videos” among the menu options).

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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, April 20, 2022

10:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Beshear Funeral Home

, Dawson Springs, KY 42408

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Lafayette Cemetery in Hopkins County


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