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Obituary: Marilyn Nichols, Columbus

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Falcon Drive

Marilyn J. Nichols, 81, of Falcon Drive, died at 4:03 a.m. Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Marilyn was born on March 23, 1932 to the late Daniel and Florence Whitehorn Heck. She married Robert Nichols on January 8, 1949, who preceded her in death on November 2, 2007. Marilyn loved spending time with her family, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends.

A private family graveside service is scheduled.

Burial will be at Bethel Baptist Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Online condolences may be sent to the Nichols family at

Marilyn is survived by her daughters, Carol Behrman of Columbus, and Tena (David) Mitchell of Columbus; three grandchildren, Ryan (Julie) Behrman of Denver, Colo., Whitney Mitchell, and Black Nichols both of Columbus; great-grandchildren, Ava Singh, Priya Singh and Lane Behrman; brothers, Arnold Heck, and Dale (Alice) Heck both of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Robert Nichols; and son, Robert Nichols Jr.

Arrangements were entrusted to Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home.

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