Franklin Eugene Nichols, 84, Mt. Juliet, died April 18.
Nichols was a member of Hickory Hills Baptist Church where he served as Deacon. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Nichols was employed by Firestone for 29 years and Southeastern Quilting Company for 13 years. He was the son of the late, Rora and Dona Miller Nichols. Mr. Nichols was also preceded in death by 7 siblings.
He is survived by: wife of 62 years, Thelma L. Witte Nichols; sons, David E. Nichols and Ronald D. (Lori) Nichols; grandchildren, Cody Nichols, Benjamin Nichols and Crystal Dawn Nichols.
Funeral services were Tuesday, April 22 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jeff Whitener officiating. Interment with military honors will be conducted 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 23 at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Hickory Hills Baptist Church, 2741 Nonaville Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122.
Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Monday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.