The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


December 13, 2013

Catherine Hoover Nicholson

Graveside services for Catherine Hoover Nicholson will be held Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Roselawn Park with the Rev. Jordan Byrd officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

Mrs. Nicholson passed away on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.

She was born in Tyler on June 15, 1918 to Annie Blanche Denton Hoover and Henry William Hoover.

Mrs. Nicholson was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, J.E. Nicholson; two brothers, and three sisters.

She is survived by her children, Rusty Mills of Austin, Kay Gist and husband Bill of Oakwood, Carol Alvord and husband Jerry of Houston and Andrea Nicholson of Palestine; grandchildren, Graham Mills of Austin, Holly Mills of New Haven, Conn., Mary Margaret Armstrong and husband Gary of Lake Dallas, Jim Bob Gist of Fort Worth, Caron Ludwick and husband Damien of Wichita Falls; great-grandchildren, Kristopher Peter, Ashley Peter, Lisa Ludwick, and Zackary Ludwick.

Condolence calls will be Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bailey & Foster.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to First Christian Church or a favorite charity.

The family would like to thank the staff of Trucare Living Center for the care provided Mrs. Nicholson and the many kindnesses shown Andrea.

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