Frances Valentine Nichols

Frances Valentine “Fran” Nichols, of Long Neck and formerly of Clayton, passed away on Jan. 20, 2007.

She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, wife and friend.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 55 years, William E. Nichols; daughters Frances Nichols Farrow, Patricia Nichols and Lisa Givens; sons Wayne Nichols, William Nichols, Richard Nichols; sisters Eleanor Janiak and Bernice Gibson; 12 grandchildren; and great-grandchildren Christian and Kierstein.

Her parents, Stanley and Helen Janiak, predeceased her.

Funeral Services were scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007, at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Home, with interment at Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle.

Flowers are acceptable or the family suggests a donation to a charity of one’s choice in memory of “Fran.”