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Juanita J. Nickell

Juanita J. Nickell, 92, of Springfield, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in the Springfield Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Ross County on Dec. 13, 1920, a daughter of the late Samuel M. and Rena Della Mathews Roosa. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Marion C. Nickell, in 1988; three brothers; and two sisters.

She is survived by her son, Stephen (Linda) Williams of Springfield; two daughters, Sherrie (Mark) Childers of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Kelly (Junior) Tolliver of Lexington, Ohio; six grandchildren, Stacey (Jude) Stanley, Tracey (Nello) Adducchio, Scott (Cherry) Morris, Jenna (Phil) Chapa, Heather (Mark) Brauchler and Nick (Heather) Kanouse; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Polly (Jerry) Salyers of Sun City, Fla., and Phyllis Whitmer of Springfield; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, where The Rev. Ken Woode officiates a funeral at 10 a.m. Saturday. Entombment is in the Rose Hill Mausoleum.

The family expresses their appreciation to the caregivers at Oakwood Village Woodlands Assisted Living for their years of loving care.

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