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Patricia Nichols Eckel

Ms. Patricia Nichols Eckel age 78 of Lebanon passed away February 5, 2024, at her home.  She was born November 25, 1945, in Wilson County, TN daughter of the late Julian and Alberta Frances Winfree Nichols.  She was a graduate of Gordonsville High School and attended Cumberland University. She spent most of her working career in the Wilson County Circuit Court Clerk’s office.  She worked for both Jimmy Carter Martin and Linda Neal.  She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.

Survivors include four children:  Melissa Taylor, Shelia Crawford, Ashley (Drell) Floyd, Justin (Kristy) Eckel; thirteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at 1 p.m. at the Brush Creek Cemetery with Bro. Darrin Reynolds officiating.  Visitation Tuesday February 20, from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements.

Messages for the Family

  1. Judge Haywood Barry, Ret Retiredarry says:
    So sorry to learn of Patricia’s passing. She was my court clerk for a long time. She was one of the very best. I enjoyed working with her, I know she will be missed. She talked often of the rightful pride she had for her family. May she rest in peace. My condolences to her family. Haywood Barry
    • Linda Hunter. says:
      So sad to hear of Patricia passing. Her and I were great friends and neighbors when our kids were small. She was a very sweet lady. The family will be in my thoughts and prayers.!!
  2. Angela Martin Lalonde says:
    Patricia was such a sweet soul. My condolences to her family.
  3. Danny Wilkerson says:
    I am sorry to hear about Patricia’s passing. I have many fond memories of her and all of her kids being next door neighbors for most of my childhood. I will keep all of you in my prayers.
  4. Christel Wilkerson Hall says:
    So sorry to hear of Patricia’s passing. Missy, Sheila, Justin, and Ashley, you were like family growing up beside us in Brush Creek. Those are precious memories. Patricia always made us welcome in her home and we spent many, many hours there and at Granny’s. You’ll all always be special to me. Praying for comfort in the loss of your sweet Mom! Love you all!