In memory of
Lena Mae Nichols
DORCHESTER - Lena Mae Nichols, 86, of Dorchester County, departed this life on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Chesapeake Woods Center in Cambridge, MD. She was born April 6, 1931, in Dorchester County, the daughter of the late John and Mary Louise Nichols. Lena was married to the late George Washington. She was a graduate of F.D. St. Clair, class of 1948. Throughout her young life Lena worked harvesting crops. She worked at Coldwater from 1973 until she retired in 1993. Her journey continued to Federalsburg Head Start working as a foster grandmother which was the joy of her life. Lena leaves love and memories to her sister, Ruby Pinder of Linkwood, MD; granddaughter, Shantell Nichols; a great-granddaughter, Kaz'mir Young of Cambridge, MD; sisters in-law, Margaret Baker (New Jersey), Emma Parks and Louise Dangerfield (both of Hurlock, MD); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Darcy Nichols; six brothers: Louis, Harvey, James, Raymond, Orville and Ira Nichols; and two sisters: Myrtle Pinder and Alice Nichols. Services will be held at noon Saturday, April 22, at Greater Mt. Zion Pentecostal Holiness Church, 5170 Bethlehem Road, Preston, MD, with a viewing two hours prior. Interment in Johns Cemetery, Preston, MD. Condolences sent to: www.henryfuneralhomepa.com
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