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Sharon M. (Grayson) Nicholson

July 27, 1939 ~ June 24, 2018 (age 78)

Sharon M. Nicholson, age 78, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 9:35 a.m. on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at St. Vincent – Evansville, IN.

Sharon was born July 27, 1939 in Evansville, IN, to James and Mary (Bivins) Grayson. She graduated from Reitz High School in 1957 and was the first high school student hired as a secretary for Mead Johnson. She married the love of her life, Richard Nicholson, May 15, 1959.  Sharon was a member of Crossroads Christian Church.  Her legacy of a lifetime lived for her Lord Jesus Christ and her dedication to her family continues to inspire them and those who knew her.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 59 years, Richard Nicholson, of Evansville, IN, daughter, Michele Rene Nicholson; sisters, Betty (Larry) Frazee, Carolyn (Fred) Dormeier; in-laws, Jeanne Shoulders, Mary Gibson, Jackie Lovelace, Ed Nicholson, Betty Jane Fleming, Jimmy (Sheila) Nicholson, Christine Nicholson, and David (Letta) Nicholson; and numerous dear nieces & nephews, great nieces & nephews, and great-great nieces & nephews.

Sharon is preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 29, 2018 at Crossroads Christian Church, 10800 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, IN with Pastors Bret Nicholson and Rod Hoschouer officiating. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery.

Friends may visit from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday, June 28, 2018 at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL, 5330 Washington Ave., Evansville, IN.

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