Winifred Jean Custer Nichols
January 9, 1949 – May 22, 2023
JOHNSTON– Winifred Jean Custer Nichols, 74, went to her heavenly home on Monday. She was born in Somerset County, PA to the late Frederick and Erma Ott Custer. She managed a Publix where she also worked as a professional cake decorator. She was a true and loving wife to her husband of 55 wonderful years. She will be remembered as a kind-hearted wife and mother to a family that will cherish her memory for the years to come. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 grandchildren, Travis McClure and Joseph Stone.
She is survived by her husband, James Emory Nichols, her son, James Nichols, her daughters, Marie Brown and Edna Nichols Bowen (Joe), her brother Sunny Custer (Liz), her sister, Barbara Frame, 5 grandchildren, James “JJ” Nichols Jr., Dominique Gayle Nichols, Fayth Leann Lewis (Tim), Christopher James Nichols, Jessica Nichols and many great grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St. Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com