Elizabeth Ann Nicholas, age 86, of Greenbrier, Ark., formerly of Nevada, Mo., died Friday, April 6, 2007. She was born in Malvern, Iowa, on Dec. 26, 1920, to the late Clyde and Minnie Reynolds Barger.
Elizabeth attended Secretarial College in Omaha, Neb., and then went to work for Richardson Motors in Nevada, where she was employed for 30 years before her retirement. She had worked previously for two other companies, Key Whitt Construction of Sheridan, Wyo., and Travelers Insurance of Omaha, prior to her moving to Nevada. When she had enough of the work force and retired for good she volunteered for numerous groups and companies including, Nevada Regional Medical Center, Blood Mobile, First United Methodist Church Women's group, delivered Meals on Wheels and acted as curator of Bushwacker Jail Museum of Nevada. After moving to Greenbrier in 2003 she enjoyed the Greenbrier Senior Citizens Center belonging to the "Recycled Teenagers." Her greatest joys were her two great-granddaughters, Madison and Morgan McEntire.
Elizabeth is survived by her son, Lindsey Mark Nicholas and his wife, Margaret of Greenbrier, Ark.; her grandchildren, Lance Nicholas of Raymore, Mo., Misty Nicholas of Conway, Ark., and Lacey McEntire and husband, Johnathan of Greenbrier; great-granddaughters, Madison and Morgan McEntire; and nephews, Lindy Lloyd Barger and wife, Christina of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Larry Barger and wife Pam of Kingwood, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel "Ted" Nicholas, and her brother, Clyde "Bud" Barger.
Funeral services were Monday, 1 p.m., April 9, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Greenbrier officiated by Sam Parker with burial at East Liberty Cemetery in Malvern, Iowa, on Wednesday, April 11 at 3 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to Greenbrier Senior Citizens Center, 21 N. Broadview, Greenbrier, AR 72058