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Helen Nichols


   Helen Marie Nichols, 61, Richmond, formerly of Fountain City, passed away on Monday, November 7.

   She was born on September 25, 1961 to Douglas A. and Edith J. Lybarger Nichols. Helen grew up in Fountain City and was a 1979 graduate of Northeastern High School. Helen had formerly worked at Animal Kingdom and later for the Richmond State Hospital. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

   Helen will be missed by her son, Nicholas Heltzel; granddaughter, Molly Gard; sisters, Arline Fullerton and her husband, Al; and Sandy Collier; brother, Troy Nichols; brothers-in-law, Craig Owens and his wife, Paula; and Paul Cones; and several nieces & nephews.

   Helen was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Bryan “Bean” Nichols; sisters, Cindy Owens and Sue Cones; and nephew, Christopher Fullerton.

   Services for Helen will be held privately at a later date.

   Memorial contributions are encouraged for the family.


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Miss you like craZy MoM.

Nicholas Heltzel Nov 21 2022 10:18 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Helen Nichols

Linda Guthrie Nov 17 2022 11:21 PM

I Love & Miss you my beautiful sister. You were such a Amazing Soul. I will miss all our daily chats with all of us and your witty, snappy comebacks. You were a beacon of light that led all of us. Blessed Be.

Beth Smith Nov 10 2022 11:06 AM

Our condolences to your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

The Davis Family Nov 9 2022 4:52 AM

She will be greatly missed by many. It was a pleasure to be in her life and call her friend and sister(soul).

Karen Sweet Nov 8 2022 10:11 PM

Be at peace my friend. Love you always. Prayers to the family may you find strength in ea

Tina Leis Nov 8 2022 9:57 PM

So sorry for your loss she was a beautiful soul inside and out. My deepest sympathy.

Roxsanna Norris Tucker Nov 8 2022 9:17 PM

I will love & miss you til we meet again!!! I love ya'll you will always be my family!!!

Libby Nov 8 2022 7:16 PM

I’ll miss my “crazy” friend. Her laugh and smile were contagious. Love this whole family as my own.

Mona k Nov 8 2022 6:26 PM

My sympathies to the family and to Nicolas. You are all in my thoughts.

Sid Newbold Nov 8 2022 6:10 PM