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Geraldine “Jerri” Nichols, 83

September 7, 2013

Geraldine “Jerri” Nichols, 83


NEWTON GROVE — Geraldine “Jerri” Barlow Nichols, 83, formerly of Raleigh, passed away peacefully at her home and joined her Heavenly Father on Sept. 4, 2013.


Jerri was born in Wake County on Sept. 9, 1929, to the late Harvey and Nannie Ray Barlow. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Guy Lewis Nichols and a son, Gregory Ray Nichols. Jerri was a wonderful homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was an employee of Hudson Belk in downtown Raleigh for over 20 years.


She is survived by her son, Edwin Lewis Nichols and wife Lisa, of the home; a daughter, Kathy Nichols of Raleigh; daughter-in-law, Melanie Nichols of Gibsonville; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a brother, Bob Barlow of Cary.


The family wishes to express heartfelt gratitude to Hospice caregivers Teresa Bennett and Amanda Wright.


As per Jerri’s wishes, she has been cremated and is interned at Raleigh Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the National Brain Tumor Society, 55 Chapel St., Suite 200, Newton, MA 02458.