Billie June Nickolls, age 79 of Grove, Oklahoma died Friday, May 21, 2010 at her daughter’s home in Haymarket, Virginia.

She was born December 31, 1930 in Sulfur Springs, Arkansas, daughter of the late William and Sopha (Brown) Latty.  She and her late husband, Charles “Chuck” Edward Nickolls moved from Northern Virginia to Grove, Oklahoma 20 years ago where they became active in local community activities.  Billie was a long time Cherry Red Volunteer at Integris Grove General Hospital in Grove Oklahoma.

Survivors include four children, Robin Nickolls and wife Jeanne of Santee, California, Cary Nickolls and Marge Ramirez of Berthoud, Colorado, Tracey Hoard and husband Robert of Haymarket, Virginia and William Nickolls of Charlottesville, Virginia; one brother, Robert Latty and wife Faye of Oglesby, Illinois; two grandchildren, Jaime Coffman and husband John of Parker, Colorado and Forrest Mallonee of Richmond, Virginia and six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, July 8, 2010 at Arlington National Cemetery Columbarium.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to First Christian Church, P.O. Box 450327, Grove, Oklahoma 74345-0327 in loving memory of Billie Nickolls.

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