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Belove Nicholson

December 3, 1953 ~ March 4, 2017 (age 63)

BROTHER BELOVE NICHOLSON WAS BORN DECEMBER 3, 1953 IN RIDERWOOD, ALABAMA TO THE LATE ALMON AND KATIE NICHOLSON.  HE DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON MARCH 4, 2017.  HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS WIFE: IRMATINE R. NICHOLSON, ONE BROTHER CHARLES NICHOLSON; FATHER, ALMON NICHOLSON, TWO NEPHEWS, DERRICK NICHOLSON, FRED NICHOLSON, AND OTHER RELATIVES.

BELOVE ACCEPTED CHRIST AT AN EARLY AGE AND JOINED WAHALAK MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH IN BUTLER, ALABAMA.

AFTER GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL IN 1972 HE JOINED THE UNITED STATES ARMY.  HE MOVED TO DETROIT, MICHIGAN AND WORKED AT GENERAL MOTORS FOR MANY YEARS.  HE LATER RETURNED HOME AND MET THE LOVE OF HIS LIFE THE LATE IRMATINE RUFFIN AND TO THIS UNION TWO CHILDREN WERE BORN.  BELOVE WORKED ON THE OIL RIG UNTIL HIS HEALTH FAILED.

BELOVE LEAVES TO CHERISH HIS LOVING MEMORIES; A DEVOTED MOTHER; KATIE NICHOLSON, FOUR DAUGHTRS; LASHAWNDA RUFFIN OF LISMAN, AL, LAKEIHA (WILLIAM) LOFTON OF PENNINGTON, AL, SHARON BLANKS OF MERIDIAN, MS AND SHERITA JOHNSON OF LISMAN, AL; ONE STEP SON; DEQUAIN RUFFIN OF LISMAN, AL; TEN GRANDCHILDREN; WHO LOVED HIM DEARLY SHA’KENYA BLANKS, TAJAE DAVIS, JARVIS WATTS, ROKEIVEON RUFFIN, SHAKAYLA RUFFIN, GREGORY BRYANT, TRE’SEAN JOHNSON, EYANA JOHNSON, JAMELL JOHNSON AND XAVIER JOHNSON. MANY LOVING MEMORIES WILL BE REMEMBERED ALSO BY HIS SISTERS AND BROTHERS; SHERTHA HAYES AND FAYE (THOMAS) WHITE OF DETROIT, MICHIGAN, EDITH LARKIN OF YANTLEY, ALABAMA, LAURINE NICHOLSON OF BUTLER, ALABAMA, FRANCIS O’FIELD AND KATIE M. NICHOLSON OF LISMAN, ALABAMA, MAMIE (BRAD) WEBB OF JACKSON, ALABAMA, AND ESPANOLIA (MICHAEL) ROWE OF MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA; TWO BROTHERS, JOEL (MACIE) NICHOLSON OF HINESVILLE, GA AND GERALD NICHOLSON OF LISMAN, ALABAMA;  TWO AUNTS; LULA HATCH OF NEW YORK AND IDA MACOY OF WASHINGTON, D.C.; AND A HOST OF NIECES, NEPHEWS OTHER RELATIVES AND DEAR FRIENDS.


 Service Information

Viewing
Friday
March 10, 2017

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hayden & Butler Funeral Home, Inc.
10031 Crowell Dr
Lisman, AL 36912

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 11, 2017

1:00 PM
Wahalak Baptist Church
1177 Wahalak Road
Butler, AL 36904

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
March 11, 2017

Wahalak Baptist Church
1177 Wahalak Road
Butler, AL 36904


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