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Jean Courtney Nichols
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Obituary for Jean Courtney Nichols

Ethel Jean Courtney Nichols, 79, widow of Elmer Nichols, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at her home in Georgetown, Kentucky. She was born on May 1, 1939 in Fayette County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Vernon and Betty Crutchfield Courtney. Jean was employed as a ward clerk for Woodford Memorial Hospital for 30 years and also at Cardinal Hill for 14 years.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Elmer F. Nichols, and siblings, Vernon Courtney, Jr., Samuel H. Courtney, Alma Louise Tilton, Mary Francis Shepherd, and Vera Mae Craycraft. She is survived by her sons, Troy (Marilyn) Nichols, Georgetown, KY, Donald (Brenda) Nichols, Liberty, KY, sisters, Pauline (Carl) Weber, Nonesuch, KY, Phyllis (Pete) Kyle, Nonesuch, KY, Betty (Billy Ray) Tillett, Lexington, KY, brother, Oliver Wayne (Linda) Courtney, Versailles, KY, grandchildren, Gregory Scott (Michelle Ann) Nichols, Georgetown, KY, Britney Paige, Lexington, KY, and two great-grandchildren, Emily Kate Nichols and Natalie Gail Brooke Walsh.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Friday, June 1, 2018 at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Troy Nichols officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2018 from 5:00-8:00 pm also at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Burial will follow the service on Friday at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be, Larry Price, Greg Nichols, Alex Mattingly, Darrell Courtney, Pete Kyle and Chris Cato.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home

161 Broadway
Versailles, KY 40383





2:00 PM
Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home

161 Broadway
Versailles, KY 40383

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Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery

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