OBITUARY: Sara Margaret Mitchell Nicks


Sara Margaret Mitchell Nicks, age 86, passed away suddenly on March 22, 2023.

Margaret was born in the Shady Grove community of Hickman County, TN and grew up there and Centerville, TN. She married Walter Nicks of Dickson, TN in 1955 and enjoyed 67 wonderful years of marriage. After marrying, they spent the following 33 years, living in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, and Missouri. They had two children, James W. Nicks Jr. and Lou Ann (Nicks) McFadden.

In 1971, she graduated from Belleville Illinois Nursing College and passed the Illinois State Nursing Exam that same year. She worked as a registered nurse from 1972 to 1988.

Margaret and Walter retired in 1988 and returned to Dickson County where they built a house on Eno Road. They attended Walnut Street Church of Christ.

Margaret began suffering from dementia in 2017 and eventually passed away on March 22, 2023.

She is survived by her husband Walter Nicks of Dickson, TN and her two children, James W. Nicks, Jr. (Karen) of Cleveland, Ohio, and Lou Ann (Nicks) McFadden (Michael) of Dickson, TN.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday afternoon, March 31, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home. Bro. Steve Baggett will officiate. Visitation will be on Friday beginning at 12 Noon until time of service. Place of rest will be in the Dickson Union Cemetery.

Those desiring, memorials are suggested to the Walnut Street Church of Christ.


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