A memorial gathering will be held for Claudette Nickell, 67, of Roswell, at 11 a.m., Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home.
Claudette Sides Nickell was born Sept. 10, 1945, to Sid and Lillie Sides. Claudette went to be with our Lord on May 16, 2013.
Claudette attended beauty college in 1971 in Clovis. She was very proud of her degree. She said it is the one thing I started and completed. She attended Garden Street Baptist Church in Carlsbad, and was very active in her church until she became disabled.
Survivors are one son Jimmy Gene Nickell and wife Tammy, of Duncan, Okla.; three grandchildren, Lance, Gene and Laura Lynn (Dave); two grandsons, Alex and Aden; and one granddaughter Xyline; sister Norma Powers (Leroy), of Carlsbad; Boyd (Sherry) of Odessa, Texas, Don (Adell), of Roswell, Frank (Lee), of Roswell, Bill (Beverly), of Longview, Texas; several nieces and nephews and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents Sidney and Lillie Sides; her brother Dean (Shorty); her sister Fay Spencer; and four nephews, two nieces and two great-nieces.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Women and Children shelter or American Red Cross.
Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online registry at andersonbethany.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.