Nina Rose Elliott Nicholas, 73 - Harrisville

Nina Rose Elliott Nicholas, 73, of Harrisville, died Jan. 20, 2008, at Eagle Pointe Nursing Home, Parkersburg.

She was born Feb. 10, 1934, in Grantsville, the daughter of the late Bernard V. and Goldie Reip Elliott.

Nina graduated from Calhoun High School in 1952 and worked as a cook at Harrisville Elementary School for 17 years. She was a member of the Harrisville Baptist Church, where she had been a Sunday School teacher, a deaconess and was in the Hand Bell Choir. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Charles A. Nicholas; daughters and sons-in-law, Michelle D. "Shelly" and Rick K. Boyce of Parkersburg and Rebecca Rose and Don Stemple of North Hills; son, Charles Michael Nicholas of Vienna; grandchildren, Justin Boyce and wife, Jennifer, Christopher and wife, Nicole Boyce, Stacey Boyce, Andrew Summers, Jessica Summers, Zachary Nicholas, Bethany, Derek and Nathan Stemple; and great-granddaughter, Evelyn Grace Boyce.

She was preceded in death by a brother, John Francis Elliott; sisters, Pauline Husk and Maxine Mattice; and an infant brother.

The family would like to acknowledge the great care and love given by Auguste's Cottage at Eagle Pointe.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Harrisville Baptist Church with Pastor Robert Perine officiating. Burial will follow in the Harrisville IOOF Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. today and from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville, and from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church.