Jo Anne Nichols, 84, of Orange passed away on Saturday, June 14, at her daughter’s home.
She was a native of Pineland; born on Dec. 27, 1929 to Johnnie (Hitson) and Joe Turner. She lived in the Orange area for 65 plus years. Jo Anne enjoyed watching sports, crocheting and sewing. She also loved to cook and drink a good cup of coffee. Jo Anne was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend who will be missed dearly by all.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Roy A Nichols.
Jo Anne is survived by her daughter, Donna Bacon and husband, Mark of Orange; sons Robert A Nichols and wife, Linda of Orange; brother, Richard Turner of Houma, LA; grandchildren, Randall Nichols, Stacey Nichols, Michelle Tubbleville, Dean Peet and Casey Peet. She is also survived by her great grandchildren, K’Lynn Willey, William Tubbleville, Lexi Tubbleville, Konner Tubbleville, Lowe Peet, Victoria Peet, and great-great grandchildren, Layton Kibodeaux and Jase Kibodeaux.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 18, at 2:00 pm at Dorman Funeral Home, with a gathering of family and friends from noon until service time. The Rev. Scott McIntosh will be officiating. Burial will follow at Parrish Cemetery in Little Cypress.
Honoring Mrs. Nichols as pallbearers will be Kyle Tubbleville, Dean Peet, Randall Nichols, Wade Kibodeaux, Joe Mire and Lee Jones.