Beaver Dam- Jean K. Nichols, 85, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at Nortons Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville. She was born in the Olaton Community of Ohio County on April 5, 1934, daughter of the late Wavy and Ethel Basham Keith.
Jean was a member of Beaver Dam United Methodist Church for 52 years. She worked at Montpelier Glove Factory in Hartford for 37 years, was a member of the Red Hat Club and the Ohio County Quilt Guild.
Jean was preceded in death by 3 brothers Wendell, Dale and David Keith.
Survivors include her husband Larry Nichols; son Gerald Ward (Lynn); Daughters Geneva Ward & Maleighah Rock; grandchildren Kevin Rock (Missy), Jeramy Rock (Tara), Natalie Howard (Jason), Alisha Greathouse (Jonathan) ;great grandchildren Jessi Rock, Skyler Rock, Dakota Rock (Jaylen), McKenzie Pharris, Mariah Rock, Miranda Daugherty, Madeline Greathouse and Oz Howard; 1 great great grandson Asher Rock; brother Ron Keith (Helen); sisters June Smith (Tom), Landa Baum (Bill) and Rita Van Houtegten (George);step-son Charles Larry Nichols, Jr. (Denise); sisters- in-law Kay Keith and Betty Keith; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Bro. Jeremy Ruegg officiating. Burial will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 4-8 p.m. Friday and from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
The family request that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Beaver Dam United Methodist Church Building Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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