Jimmy Allen Nichols
Jimmy Allen Nichols, of Velma,
was born April 29, 1951 in Marlow, Oklahoma
to Morris Allen and Dora Maxine (Duncan) Nichols.
He completed his earthly journey on January 20, 2021 at
the age of 69 from complications of COVID-19 in Duncan .Visitation will be Friday, January 22, from 5:30
-7:00 P.M. at Whitt Funeral Home Funeral services will be Saturday, January 23, at 10:00 A.M. in the Whitt Funeral
Home Chapel with Rev. David Hale officiating. Live streaming will be available on www.whittfh.com on his obituary page.
Serving as pallbearers will be his nephews and honorary pallbearers will be James Layn, Jimmy Bigham, Cash Wright, Raymond Rice, Jeff Hart, the late Rodney Branum, and the late Jug Garrett. Interment, with Rev. Terra Sisco officiating, will follow in the Marlow Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home.
Jimmy graduated from Rush Springs High School and then attended Cameron University.
After graduation, he joined the Army National Guard. On January 10, 1970 he married Rosemary Johnson in Marlow
. They had three children–Leslie,Jason and Trevor. He was employed as a journeyman lineman for Cotton Electric for many years before an
accident ended his working career. He loved watching his grandchildren play sports. Jimmy
attended all events at Velma-Alma schools and watched college sports. His pastime was playing
on the computer. Jimmy served on the Velma Alma School Board for 30 years.
He had a good, positive attitude and a great sense of humor.
Jimmy is survived by his wife of 51 years, Rosemary; son, Trevor and wife Mindy Nichols of
Marlow; grandchildren, Preston and Paisley Nichols; sister, Linda and husband Butch Long of
Butcher Pen; brothers, Rodney Nichols of Altus; Gary and wife Pam Nichols of Ratliff
City. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Leslie Nichols; son, Jason Nichols; and
sister, Janet Hampton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his honor can be made to the donor’s charity of
choice. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.whittfh.com
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