Friday, March 24, 2017

Udine H. Nichols

Udine H. Nichols, 99, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at the Tennova Regional Hospital in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, 2017, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel in Louisville, Mississippi, with Rev. Joseph Ingram officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service at Nowell Massey Funeral Home from 12 p.m. until service time. Interment will follow in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Noxapater.

Udine was born October 16, 1917, in Winston County, Mississippi, to James Richard and Erma Webb Hopkins. During World War II, she worked in Memphis hospitals as an LPN and she worked in the Army Depot in Memphis, Tennessee. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Newbern, Tennessee. Udine spent her last years at the Bridge Nursing Home in Ridgely, Tennessee. She was active in many activities and they were planning her 100th birthday party this year.

Udine is survived by her son-in-law, Paul Bullington; her grandchildren: Susan Heffington; Laurie Kerr; Paula Hendrick; Brynda Williams and husband, Hal; and Deborah Wilson. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren: Keith Nicholson; Kristen VanCleve and husband, Jonathan; Lauren Lay; Eddie Hendrick; Krista Hendrick; Brennan Williams; Bella Williams; Beau Williams; Michelle Wiggley; Justin Brower; Rachel Brower; April Singleton; and William Hollowell; and her great-great-grandchildren: Bear, Harlow, Hance, Brower, Hunter, Caleb, Madison, Kirbey and Kaylee. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Nichols; daughters: Phyllis Hance and Brenda Sue Bullington; step-son, Bill Nichols; and two grandchildren, David Hance, Katherine E. Brower; and his parents.

Services are under the direction of Nowell Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at