Vera Cheek Nicholson, 81, resident of Abbeville Nursing Home formerly of Abbeville Arms Apts. widow of Roderic Nicholson, Sr. died Friday evening June 29, 2007 at the Abbeville Nursing home.
Born in Anderson, SC she was a daughter of the late W.J. and Sadie Prince Cheek.
She was a retired textile employee with Abbeville Mills after many years of service. Upon retirement she did volunteer work with the Abbeville Senior Center. She also worked at Burger King in Abbeville where she was best known for her famous biscuits, but one of the loves of her life was the joy that she got out of fishing with her beloved sisters. She was also a member of Friendship Baptist Church.
Survivors include 2 sons- Roderic Nicholson, Jr. and his companion, Sandy of West Virginia and Clyde Nicholson and his wife Karen of Abbeville, SC; 1 sister Janie Vanadore of Abbeville, SC; 7 grandchildren Rodney Nicholson, Billy Nicholson, Ashley Nicholson, Andrea (Beth) Busbee, Angie Childs, Jill Evans and Clint Nicholson. She had 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday July 2, 2007 at 3:00 PM in the chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with Rev. Ed Kirkpatrick officiating. The burial will follow in Long Cane Cemetery. The family is at the home of her son Mr. & Mrs. Clyde Nicholson 63 Finley Rd. Abbeville, SC.
The body is at The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:30 PM Monday afternoon prior to services.
Memorials may be made to the Abbeville Nursing Home 83 Thomson Circle Abbeville, SC 29620 or to a charity of one's choice.