Murrell Ruth Nichols

Murrell Ruth Nichols, 92, of Waco, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Quality Care Center in Waco.

Visitation: No formal visitation is scheduled

Graveside Service: 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 9, at Waco Memorial Park in Waco

Murrell was born September 8, 1926 in Gatesville to Marvin and Willie Fisher Bates. She was a loving housewife for her family and sewed clothes for friends, neighbors and the general public. She also worked in home health care for a period of time. Murrell was a member of Grace Temple Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard Nichols; and her daughter, Venita Ruth Nichols, and her brother, Kermit Bates.

Murrell is survived by her sons, David Nichols and Bruce Nichols and wife, Teresa; granddaughters, Stacy Sligh and husband, Chase, Leah Nichols, Jessica Davis and Miranda Nichols; her brother, Billy Bates and wife, Dorothy; her sister, Bonnie Schatley; and great-grandchildren, Kyndal and Lillie Sligh, Taylor and Ally Newman, Cooper and Peyton Davis and Caden Nichols.

The family wishes to thank all the caregivers and entire staff at Quality Care Center of Waco and the staff of Kindred Hospice for their comfort and support for Murrell and her family.

Lake Shore Funeral Home and Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900

Place of Service: Waco Memorial Park , 6623 S. IH-35; Robinson, TX 76706



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Condolence Messages

  1. Gaylon and Tawny Hawkins :

    Bruce and Teresa, we were so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Prayers to your family. Gaylon and Taeny

  2. Summer Marshall :

    What a tremendous blessing to have known Mrs. Murrell Nichols. Thank you for the privilege. Love and Prayers, Summer Marshall

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