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Dorothy Jean Nichols

March 16, 1941 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 81)


Dorothy Jean Burdette Nichols, of Signal Mountain, passed away May 16, 2022. She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Edward Nichols and her Parents, Howard B. and Alice (Simmons) Burdette. She is survived by daughters, Vanessa (Josh) Meyer and Andrea (David) Hawkins; Grandchildren: Ashley (Steve) Kuehn, Charles (Keely) Meyer, Madison Meyer, Will (Alden) Hawkins, Chaz Hawkins, and Nick Hawkins; Great-grandchildren, Stetson and Crimson Kuehn; Brothers, Bob (Faye) Burdette, Clifford (Sandra) Burdette; and sisters, Ramona Gamble and Judy Bogard.

She was co-owner with her husband of “The Parts Depot” an automotive car parts store. Her greatest joy was looking after her six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She spent the better part of her golden years devoted to making memories with them. In addition to her many accomplishments in life, she was noted for her award winning biscuits and quilt making. She also thoroughly enjoyed gardening and spending time at her home church Signal Mountain Church of Christ. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her and forever remembered.

A private service will be held for the family. Arrangements entrusted to Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415 (423)877-3524

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