Daisy Irvin Nichols

Published 2:17 pm Monday, March 13, 2017

Mrs. Daisy Irvin Nichols, 85 of Salisbury died Saturday, March 11, 2017 at her home.

Born June 26, 1931 in Clemmons, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence L. Irvin and Martha Hutchins Irvin. She graduated from Mocksville High School, attended Wake Forest College, Salisbury Business School, Rowan Community College and many courses through American Business College. Mrs. Nichols was employed by Irvin Pontiac Co. Mocksville and Norman’s of Salisbury where she retired as vice president in 1989. She was active in church and had served as teacher, president of Women of the Church, Deacon, youth leader, mentor, elder, etc.  She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and enjoyed many activities therein the last few years. Active in civic happenings, she served as chair of Mother’s March for March of Dimes, vice president for Habitat for Humanity, established Habitat Re-Sale Shop in Salisbury, was charter president of the Noon Optimist Club, the first co-ed Optimist Club in Salisbury and on the board of High Rock Lake Preservation.

Survivors: her high school sweetheart, husband James C. “Jim” Nichols, whomn she married in 1949; her children, Cathy Wilson and husband Stan of Chapel Hill, Carl Nichols and wife Jane of Mooresville and Camille Butner and husband Steve of Salisbury; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was to be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, March 16 at St. John’s Lutheran Church Faith Center with the Revs. Rhodes Wooly, Danielle DeNise and Dr. Robert M. Lewis officiating. The family was to hold a celebration of life gathering in the Peeler Hall following the service.

Memorials: St. John’s Lutheran Guatemalan Mission, 200 W. Innes St., Salisbury, 28144; or Rowan Hospice/Palliative Care, 720 Grove St., Salisbury, 28144.

Condolences: www.summersettfuneralhome.com.