Obituary published Feb. 14, 2013 in The Mexico Ledger

Marsha Jean Nichols, 40 of Laddonia, died Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Golden Living Center- Pin Oaks.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday at Arnold Funeral Home with burial to follow at Laddonia Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12:00 PM until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home.
Marsha was born on May 7, 1972 in Mexico to Orville Lee and Marilyn (Mason) Nichols.
Marsha graduated from Community R-IV in 1991. She was employed as a cashier and stocker at Dollar General. She was a cadet for the Sheriff's Office. She really enjoyed NASCAR, and especially The Earnhardts. Marsha loved spending time with her two nieces, Amber, Erin and their puppy, Honey. She liked truck pulling, country & western concerts, and shopping.
She is survived by her parents, Orville Lee, Jr. and Marilyn Nichols of the home; a brother, Orville Lee Nichols III and wife Nancy; special nieces, Amber and Erin Nichols; many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Marsha was preceded in death by her grandparents, Goldie and Orville Nichols of Laddonia, and Howard and Florence Mason of Centralia.
Memorial donations are suggested to the American Diabetes Association or to the family of Marsha Nichols in care of Arnold Funeral Home 425 S. Jefferson Mexico, MO 65265.
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