|Eloise Carpenter Nichols, 81, of Spencer, West Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at the Roane General Hospital in Spencer.|
She was born November 22, 1931 in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Salathiel and Audra Ruth Starcher Carpenter. She was a homemaker and a member of the Spencer Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Eloise is survived by a daughter, Rose Mary Starcher of Spencer; three sons, Toney H. Nichols of Elizabeth, West Virginia and Danny Lee and Jeffrey Allen Nichols, both of Spencer; three sisters, Linda Kincaid of Spencer and Barbara Nichols and Bessie Merrill, both of Ohio; a brother, Chuck Carpenter of Calhoun County; eight grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Homer Nichols; a daughter, Margaret Suttle; a sister, Daisy Yoak; and a brother Kenneth Carpenter.
Per Eloise's wishes, she will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at the Spencer Seventh Day Adventist Church with Pastor Daniel Marconi officiating. Burial will take place at a later date at the Starcher Cemetery in Calhoun County.
Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home in Spencer is in charge of the arrangements.