Wanda Marie Jones Nichols, 72 - St. Albans

Wanda Marie Jones Nichols, 72, of St. Albans, West Virginia on Friday, July 27, 2012 fought her final battle with illness.

She was born May 17, 1940 in Walton, West Virginia a daughter of the late Donald and Ethel Jones. Wanda grew up in Roane County and was a Walton High School graduate. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.

On October 18, 1958 Wanda married her beloved husband, Dewey William "Bill" Nichols. Together they celebrated 54 years of life and love. Left to mourn their great loss in addition to her beloved husband, Bill, are their three children and four grandchildren. They are William "Kent" Nichols, his wife, Dawna, and their daughter, Katie, of St. Albans, Randall Lee Nichols, his wife, Lynn, and their three children, Randall, Amber and Alyssa of Hampton, Georgia, and Timothy Edward Nichols and his wife, Nancy, of Lexington, South Carolina.

Also surviving her are her brothers, John Jones of North Carolina, and David and Melvin Jones, both of Spencer, West Virginia; sisters, Mary Siers of Cross Lanes, West Virginia, Mildred Lane of Spencer, and Marilyn Cuppett of Huntington, West Virginia; 17 nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Kathy Lynn Nichols; and sisters, Betty Marrs and Marjorie West.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at the TAYLOR-VANDALE FUNERAL HOME, Spencer. Burial will be in the Looney Cemetery, Walton. Visitation is two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Independant Baptist Mission, c/o Doug McComas HC 63 Box 352 Red House WV 25168.