SALUDA, S.C. - Laura Mae Perry Nicholson, 84, of Denny Highway, died Saturday, July 20, 2002, at Self Regional Health Care. Born in Batesburg, and a daughter of the late Sealum and Otaclee Snelgrove Perry, she was the wife of the late J. B. Nicholson Jr. Mrs. Nicholson was formerly employed with B.C. Moore and Son and Lukes Department Store. She was a member of Salem Baptist Church. Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Jerry Sherene Phillips Nicholson of Thomson; one daughter and son-in-law, Kathryn N. and Jimmy Willingham of Ninety Six; one brother, Maxcy B. Perry of Chappells; two sisters, Sandra Mills of Thomson; and Linda Smith of Saluda; three grandchildren, Pam Jackson, Donnie Willingham and Dwight Nicholson; and two great grandchildren, Hannah and Kathleen Willingham. Funeral services will be 2p.m. Monday, July 22, 2002, at Salem Baptist Church with Rev. M.L. Abercrombie officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the sanctuary following the service. Memorials may be made to Salem Baptist Church Cemetery Fund. Ramey Funeral Home is in charge.
The Augusta Chronicle July 21 2002