Originally created 03/19/00

Mr. Ben Nicholson



SALUDA, S.C. -- Mr. Ben C. Nicholson, 94, died Saturday, March 18, 2000, at the Saluda Nursing Center.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Salem Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Nicholson, a native of Saluda County, had retired from the Saluda County Maintenance Department. He had been a farmer and employee of West End Mills. He was a member of Salem Baptist Church, where he was a former deacon.

Survivors include his wife, Lillian Padgett Nicholson; a son, Ben Carroll Nicholson, Saluda; three daughters, Norma N. Long, Newberry, Dixie N. Havird, Saluda, and Susan N. Kirkland, Batesburg; two brothers, George Nicholson and John Nicholson, both of Saluda; a sister, Mary N. Goff, Saluda; and 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Salem Baptist Church, Route 1, Saluda, SC 29138.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Ramey Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle March 19, 2000