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Nancy Keeling Nichols

October 4, 1935 — January 3, 2021

Nancy Keeling Nichols

Nancy Keeling Nichols of Clover, VA passed away January 3, 2021.  She was born in Lynchburg, VA on October 4, 1935 and was 85 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Jack Milton Keeling and the late Edna Virginia Ragland Keeling. She was married to the late Ray Nichols.


She was a faithful member of Clover Baptist Church where she sang in the choir and helped with Vacation Bible School. Nancy loved sewing, crocheting, and cooking. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and friend.  


Nancy K. Nichols is survived by:

Her Children

Everette Ray Nichols, Jr and wife Bonnie of Radford

Forrest Nichols and wife Diane of Richmond

Kelly Nichols Fite and husband Bion of South Boston

Five Grandchildren

Blair Nichols of Radford

Kristen Nichols Matiz and husband Diego of Richmond

Brittany Nichols Nelson and husband J.P. of Charleston, SC

Kasey Nichols Murphy and husband Josh of Richmond

Hanna Nichols Killian and husband Bryan of Richmond

Patrick Currie and wife Katie of La Plata, MD

Austin Fite of La Plata, MD


Jackie Keeling Jackson of Chattanooga, TN

Susan Keeling Hensley and husband Tommy of Culpepper

Seven Great-grandchildren

Host of loving nieces and nephews


***Preceded in death by***


Ray Keeling, Barbara Keeling Moore and Joan Keeling Osborne


A graveside service will be held Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Clover Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Wilkins officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, we recommend the wearing of face mask and social distancing. The service will be livestreamed via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.


The family will receive friends Wednesday immediately following the service.


For memorials, please consider Clover Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 154, Clover, VA 24534.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

You may view the service by clicking here. 


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Graveside Service

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

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