She was born in Floyd County and was a daughter of the late Samuel Rufus and Mamie Collins Nichols.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Hazel Woods.
She was retired from the dietary department at Blue Ridge Nursing Center and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
Surviving are one daughter, Janet Holt of Stuart; three sisters, Hettie Dunford of Shawsville, Peggy Hoback of Salem and Elsie Isom of Winston-Salem, N.C.; three brothers, Maynard Nichols of Salem, Wilburn Nichols of Montvale and Howard Nichols of Lexington; one grandson and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were conducted Monday at Trinity Baptist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Paul Holt.
Arrangements were by Moody Funeral Home in Stuart.