Lillian Jane NicholsonNovember 2, 1931 ~ February 12, 2017 (age 85)
Lillian Jane Nicholson, 85, a lifelong resident of Connersville went home to be with the Lord, after a brief illness, Sunday morning, February 12, 2017 in Fort Wayne, Indiana where she was currently residing. She was surrounded by her loving family.
Lillian was born November 2, 1931 in Connersville, one of six children of Walter and Rena Nicholson. She was a 1948 graduate of Connersville High School. She was employed for many years, until her retirement with Roots Blower Company in Connersville. She was a faithful member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Lillian had also attended Higher Praise Worship Center. Lillian loved to travel, visiting her children and grandchildren. She was a devoted mother to her children.
Lillian is survived by her four loving children, Janet Nicholson, of Colton, California, Mark Tapp and wife, Myong, of Atlanta, Georgia, Donald Tapp, of Las Cruces, New Mexico and Michelle Ventruella and husband, Michael, of Fort Wayne; three grandchildren, Alan Tapp and wife, Maholy, Derek Sims and Anthony Ventruella; a great-grandson, Isaiah Sims; a sister, Doris Knight, of San Bernardino, California; sister-in-law, Eliza Nicholson of Connersville; she is blessed with a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Pauline Johnson; three brothers, Charles Nicholson, Herschel Nicholson and Marion Nicholson.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home with Reverend Ritchie Ware officiating. Burial will follow in Dale Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday and anytime online at millermosterrobbins.com.