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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Eara Lee Nicholson

Friday, October 31, 2003

Born 1-19-1926 -- Died 10-19-2003

Eara Lee Wooldridge Nicholson, 77, of Jonesboro, formerly of Cherokee Village died Oct. 19, 2003, at a Jonesboro hospital. She was born Jan. 19, 1926, at Cave City, to James (Jim) and Lillie Ann Wooldridge. She was a homemaker, enjoyed square dancing, round dancing and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Cherokee Village.

Survivors include one sister, Velma Howard of Cave City; a niece, Diane Wilkes of Cave City; two step-grandchildren, Carrie Cantrell of Austin, Texas, and Debrah Stanfield of Plano, Texas, three step-great-grandchildren, Willie Cantrell of Austin, Texas, Emily Dox and Eryca Dox both of Plano, Texas; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, E.W. "Nick" Nicholson, a step-son, Ed Nicholson and one nephew, Gary Howard.

Services were Oct. 22 at the Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave City with the Rev. Kay Wiggins officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery located at Cherokee Village with arrangements under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home.Pallbearers were Dale Wooldridge, Ottis Wooldridge, Terry Wooldridge, Danny Wooldridge, Colonel D. Marlin and Jerry McCall.

Honorary pallbearers were Robert Wooldridge, Sonny Wilkes and Sonny Wooldridge.