Mrs. Louise Rayfield Nichols, age 74, entered into rest on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. A Celebration of Life service will be 3:00 PM Sunday, April 16, 2017 at First Freewill Baptist Church by Pastor Melvin Keziah and Rev. Rodney Nicholson. The service of committal will be private. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.
Mrs. Nichols was born August 18, 1942 in Pageland, SC a daughter of the late Minor and Susie Knight Laney. She was a retired employee of Conbraco Industries. Following her retirement, Louise went to work at Marathon Food Plaza where she greeted everyone with a smile and enjoyed talking to her friends and customers. Her hobbies included working in her flowers and keeping a neat yard. Mrs. Nichols was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church and had a caregiver’s heart. She will be remembered for willingness to help anyone.
In addition to her parents, Louise was also preceded in death by 2 husbands, Tommy Rayfield and Louie Nichols; 2 children, Jimmy Rayfield and Kim Evans; brothers, Pete, William, Edward, and Richard Laney; sisters, Lessie Hargett, Katherine Outen, and Joann West.
Survivors include her children, Robbie (Wanda) Rayfield of Monroe, NC, Patricia Wallace, and Lisa Hudson both of Lancaster, SC; 6 grandchildren, Tripp, Tracy, Matt, Tonya, Terri, and Candi; 11 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Roy (Betty) Laney of Kershaw, SC, and Bill Laney of Lancaster, SC; 2 sisters, Frances Stevens and Carolyn Oliver both of Pageland, SC; also numerous nieces and nephews.
The family requests that memorials be made to Hospice of Chesterfield County, P.O. Box 293, Chesterfield, SC 29709
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC
(www.mrcfuneralhome.com) is serving the Nichols
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Robbie, Patricia and Lisa, I'm so sorry for the loss of your Mom. She was a good woman and always had a smile on her face. When ever I think of Kim I think of all of you. Praying for each of you.
Submitted by Tammy Griffin Barton on Apr 25 2017 08:15:26 AM
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Ms. Louise was a very sweet lady that always greeted you with a smile. Her smile will truly be missed at the marathon!! Continued thoughts and prayers are with the family!
Submitted by Wanda M Byrd on Apr 18 2017 08:57:01 AM
So sorry for your family's loss will miss you much.
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Louise was such a sweet lady she will be missed sending prayers to the family
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