Nina Gene Nicholson
By Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home
Sep 13, 2022
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Honey Grove, Texas -- Nina Gene Nicholson was called to her heavenly home on September 9, 2022, in Fort Worth. She was 92 years old.

Nina was born May 12, 1930, in Fannin County, Texas to Gordon and Eva McKinney. She is survived by her sons, Steven, Ricky (wife Teresa), Ronald (wife Terri), daughter, Melody Nicholson, six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Peggy Don Jacobs, of Fort Worth, numerous nieces, nephews and loved ones. She is preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Lloyd Curtis Nicholson, a young grandson, Nicky, her sister, Geraldine Holland, and her parents.

She was the daughter of a farmer raised in the Honey Grove area learning the value of hard work at a young age. She often talked of her years growing up on the farm picking cotton, driving a team of mules, and pulling corn and always spoke so fondly of her parents. She and Lloyd married and moved to Fort Worth, then to Arlington where they raised their family. She was a faithful helpmate to her husband, devoted mother, daughter, sister, and friend. She taught children in Sunday School often teaching her own kids and absolutely loved helping people. Nina faithfully took care of her Aunt Marie Dodd Collard and her daughter Deana until their passing.

Nina was a homemaker many years then in 1974 began working as a library assistant in Arlington ISD elementary schools. She had a great love of books and children and retired in 1988 to move back to Honey Grove where she and Lloyd restored their 100-year-old home. She was involved with the library in Honey Grove, Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis Club, car clubs with Lloyd, Habitat for Humanity and her home church, First Baptist Honey Grove where she and Lloyd had married in 1948.

A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, September 16, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Honey Grove, Texas with a time of visitation at 1:00 p.m. at the church. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests a gift in Nina's memory to Christian Care Communities of Fort Worth or FBC Honey Grove.

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