Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Mrs. Dora Bell Tisdale Nichols, 72, widow of Garland Randall Nichols, died Monday, December 16, 2013, at Carolinas Hospital System of Florence. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Jeff Goude and the Rev. Allen Ard, were held Thursday, December 19, 2013, at Earles Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial, directed by Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home, followed in the churchyard. Mrs. Nichols was born September 12, 1941, in Kingstree, the daughter of the late Bennie Wesley Tisdale and Marion Elizabeth Howard Tisdale. She was a SC Mentor foster parent for 25 years and employee of Piggly Wiggly. She attended Antioch Pentecostal Holiness Church. Her stepfather, Kelly F. Ward, and two brothers, Lloyd and Bobby Tisdale, preceded her in death. Survivors are: one son, Randall Hewitt (Tammy) of Turbeville; two daughters, Dora Lynn Dail (Bobby) and Michelle Blakely (Ladon), both of Georgetown; two sisters, Diane Barrineau (Ben) and Lois Mae Cook, both of Andrews; one brother, Kelly Ward (Kathy) of Andrews; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Antioch Pentecostal Holiness Church, PO Box 901, Andrews, SC 29510 or Earles Pentecostal Holiness Church, 357 Country Club Rd., Andrews, SC 29510.