Effie 'Marie' Nichols

1941 - 2018

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Effie Marie Nichols, 77, of Kenton passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2018. She was born on November 14, 1941 in Pike County to the late Roy E. and Effie Crabtree. Marie married John L. Nichols on March 8, 1958 and he preceded her in death on January 6, 1999. She is survived by her three children: Tanya (Ken Gangloff) Murphy of Cable, Ohio, Sam Nichols of Kenton, and Tina (Joe) Wyen of Kenton; seven grandchildren: Nathan (Lacey) Murphy, Matthew Murphy, Jesse Murphy, Amanda (Jamie) Endicott, Samantha (Ryan) McClarren, Tara (Brad) Robinson, and Andrew (Ashley) Wyen; eighteen great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Robert Morrison of Dola; and special friend, Thurman Goble. Marie is also survived by two brothers: George (Carol) Crabtree of Kenton, and Kenneth (Jane) Crabtree of Mesa, AZ; and two sisters: Helen Payne of Springfield, OH, and Mary (John) Elder of PA. She was preceded in death by a brother, Everett (Margaret) Crabtree; and sisters: Nellie Waddle, Jane Davis, Jennie Morrison, Ann Woodruff, and Mildred Woodruff. A graveside service will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Grove Cemetery Chapel. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Kidney Foundation, American Cancer Society, or a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting www.stoutcrates.com.

Service Information
  • Graveside Service:

    Saturday, December 29th 2018 - 9:30 AM

  • Service Location:

    Grove Cemetery [Map]


  • Final Resting Place:

    Grove Cemetery [Map]
    15419 State Route 309
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

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To : Ali LaVergne
Date :Friday, December 28th 2018
From : Meghan Rich Emily and Jeff
We are so sorry for your loss. We all love you and will always be here for you!

To : Grandpa Goble and family
Date :Friday, December 28th 2018
From : Damian and Allison Kemmere and family
Deepest sympathy for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

To : The family
Date :Monday, December 31st 2018
From : Laura walker
My sincere condolences i know these can be painful times but i hope you can find comfort in knowing that God cares for you (2 Cor 1:3,4) also may you look to the future with confidence and hope to the promise at John 5:28, 29.

To : All Family
Date :Thursday, January 3rd 2019
From : Kimberly S
Know I love you all and am thinking of you!

To : To the family of Effie Mary Nicole
Date :Sunday, February 17th 2019
From : Michelle jett
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