Donna Miller Nichols, of Tullahoma passed away Friday morning at Harton Regional Medical Center.
Donna was born to the late Herbert Aaron Miller and Orpha Orr Miller in Oskosh, Wisconsin, on January 18, 1932, the second of three children.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers, Otto Eugene Miller and Ronald Lee Miller.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, James Hiram Nichols of Tullahoma; three sons James Richard Nichols of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Dr. Robert Hiram Nichols, Sr. (Rhonda) of Tullahoma, and Thomas Alan Nichols (Rebecca) of Topeka, Kansas; grandchildren Dr. Robert Hiram Nichols, Jr.,(Jenny), Alicia Nichols Wilkerson (Bryan), Dr. Matthew Lee Nichols (Kristin), Amanda Nichols Major (Dr. Ralston Major), Lea Nichols (Dave Machek), Rebecca Nichols, and Sonora Nichols; and great-grandchildren Robert H. Nichols III, Lauren Nichols, Katie Grace Nichols, William Nichols, Nathan Wilkerson, Charles Nichols, Amelia Wilkerson, Lillie Dale Major, Jack Nichols, and Lucas Wilkerson.
Donna was very close to her parents, grandparents and brothers, and to her own growing family. After early work at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, she worked at AEDC as an Engineering Aide in what later became VKF. She left AEDC to be a full-time Mom. Gifted as a singer, she was a member of the choir of the Tullahoma First Christian Church in the 1960s and 1970s.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Sunday, March 1st , 2015 at Kilgore Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be held at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens at 1:00 pm Monday, March 2nd , 2015 with Rev. Tom Murdock officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be offered to 5 Loaves 4 Kids, P.O. Box 597, Tullahoma, TN 37388 or donate through PayPal at www.5loaves4kidscharity.com