Linda Annette Bivins Nichols

Published 2:25 pm Friday, March 13, 2020

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Mrs. Linda Annette Bivins Nichols, 84, of Cleveland, N.C., died Thursday, March 12, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

She was born on Jan. 31, 1936 in Davie County to the late Walter Franklin and Julia Ruth Sechrest Bivins.

Mrs. Nichols was a strong Christian woman. Family was everything and she loved get togethers. She worked hard to see that everyone was together.Every holiday, she enjoyed cooking for all her family. Mrs. Nichols retired from Monleigh Garment Co.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Thomas Dean Nichols; a sister, Janet McDaniel; and a brother, Bill Bivins.

Survivors: 3 children, Derrick Nichols (Teresa) of Mocksville, Rhonda Brown (Randy) of Mocksville, and Lorrie Taylor (Howard) of Cleveland; 7 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; a brother, Ronnie Bivins (Gail) of Cooleemee; longtime friend, Nancy Williams; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 15 at Victory Baptist Church in Cooleemee with the Rev. Shelby Harbour officiating. Burial will follow in Legion Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, at the church.