Obituary: Marie Nickell, 98 – West Virginia Daily News



Marie Nickell of Fairlea, WV joined her heavenly family when she passed away peacefully at home on May 2, 2022, two days after her 98th birthday. She was born on April 30, 1924 in Hollywood, WV, the daughter of Margaret Helvey Glover and Earl Bryan Glover.

Marie was one of the founders of Appalachian Electronic Instruments, where she held the position of secretary-treasurer and responsible for accounting and HR services. She was a dedicated and active member of the Ronceverte Presbyterian Church for 79 years, as well as a former member of the Ronceverte Woman’s Club.

At the age of 80, she began to fulfill her lifelong dream of painting. As her talent grew, she gifted her children and grandchildren with original paintings that she created just for them. Marie was also proud of her flower garden. His greatest happiness came from his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is predeceased by her husband of 59 years, L. Creigh Nickell; siblings, Violet Baker (Bill), Mae Leitch (Gill), Bill Glover (Irene), EB Glover Jr (Mary); and his sister-in-law, Thelma Nickell Sizemore (Guy).

She is survived by her sister, Margaret Jones (Arnold); children, Larry Nickell (Liliana), Connie Bossen (Elliot) and Carolyn Warren (Joe); grandchildren, Scott Nickell (Michelle), Sara Nickell (David), Kevin Moore (Carrie Ann), Quinn Moore (Viji Sathy), Nikki Warren (Dan Wang), Leslie Anderson (Drew), John Warren (Amber), Marisa Bossen, Erica Wolf (Matt) and Alana Lilla (Edward); great-grandchildren, Claire Nickell, Ayla, Rand and Emily Cummings, Ori and Valen Moore, Sadie and Will Moore, Bradley and Eric Wang, Tyler, Reese and Nick Anderson, Ariana and Ronen Lilla; and many nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to her four dedicated caregivers, Audrey Van Buren, Jeannie Bostic, Julian Burns and Lisa Taylor, whose care and dedication was second to none.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 6, 2022 at Ronceverte Presbyterian Church with Pastor Stephen Baldwin presiding. Visitation will take place at the church one hour before the service. Interment will follow the service at New Lebanon Cemetery, Monroe County, WV.

Memorial donations may be made to Ronceverte Presbyterian Church Capital Fund, 305 Locust Street, Ronceverte, WV 24970.

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The Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte is in charge of the arrangements.


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