Jimmie Lee Simpson Nichols, age 93, of Pine Bluff, was born on June 16, 1927 in Stuttgart and died on March 24, 2021 with her daughter at her side. She was raised by her grandparents John and Carrie Robinson in Pine Bluff.
She was a member of Lakeside United Methodist Church belonging to the Wedding Ring Class.
Mrs. Nichols worked as a secretary at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company for 40 years.
She belonged to many groups and clubs, the Althea Club, Beta Sigma Phi, Rosie the Riveter, canasta and domino groups. She loved reading.
Mrs. Nichols was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Frank Nichols; her grandparents; her brother, James M Simpson Jr.; and her beloved dog, KC.
Survivors include her daughter, Cara Lee Young (Dick) of Ding Dong, TX; her precious granddaughters, Jennifer Carrie Smith (Cory) of Crawford, TX and Kathryn Joyce Jacobs (Michael) of Frisco, TX; her wonderful great-grandchildren, Aidan, Ella, Evie Smith and Christopher and Caraline Jacobs; her sister-in-law, Bobby (Mrs. Jim) Simpson, and numerous nieces and nephews who all adored her.
The family would like to thank the wonderful caring staff at Trinity Village. They loved their ‘Queen’ with all of their heart.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Lakeside United Methodist Church with Reverend Judy Rudd officiating. Interment will follow in Graceland Cemetery by Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors. Visitation will be Saturday afternoon from 1:00 p.m. until service time at Lakeside United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the general fund at Lakeside United Methodist Church, 1500 Olive Street, Pine Bluff, AR 71601 or Trinity Village Medical Center, 6400 Trinity Drive, Pine Bluff, AR 71603.
Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com