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NICHOLS, LUTHER JAMES - Dothan Eagle: Obituaries


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Luther James Sanders Nichols Luther James Sanders Nichols, age 83 of Coffee Springs, AL went home to be with Jesus Friday, February 21, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Monday, February 24, 2014 at El Bethel Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at the church on Monday at 12:30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to El Bethel Baptist Church, Chancellor Masonic Lodge, or to Gentiva Hospice. Mr. Nichols was the Chaplain of Lodge #664 of Chancellor and for retired members of IAM Local 2003 Daleville, a Mason for 57 years and Shriner for 31 years, two-term Mayor of Coffee Springs. He retired from Fort Rucker in 1992. Mr. Nichols was preceded in death by his parents, Garland and Bessie Nichols, a sister, Joyce Smith, and a great-granddaughter, Makayla Davis. Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Lydia Jerrylene (Jerri) Nichols; a daughter, Linda Nichols Davis (Curtis); son, Lester James Nichols (Margarett) all of Coffee Springs, AL; five grandchildren, Charlotte Nichols Brown (Tim) Tallahassee, FL; Shannon Nichols (Heather) Enterprise, AL; Brandon Davis (Angie) Elba, AL; Jamison Davis (Gayle) Coffee Springs, AL; Kacy Davis, Coffee Springs, AL; ten great-grandchildren, Dillon, Brianna and Brodie Davis, Elba, AL; Maddie Brown, Tallahassee, FL; James, Andrea, Matthew and Malorie Nichols, Enterprise, AL; Deeanna and Logan Davis, Coffee Springs, AL. Searcy Funeral Home and Crematory, (334) 393-2273, is in charge of arrangements. Send condolences to the family at www.searcyfuneralhome.com. Sign the guest book at www.dothaneagle.com.

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