Lillian H. Nichols, 77, of Mode passed away at 5:20 p.m. Thursday (January 26, 2012) at St. Johns Hospital, Springfield.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in the Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Shelbyville with Rev. Darrell Hinkle officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Mode. Memorials may be made to the Camp Lions for the deaf and hearing impaired or the Second Street Church of Christ, Shelbyville.

Lillian was born April 27, 1934 in Guttenburg, NJ the daughter of Andrew and Frances (Keck) Walters. She married William E. (Bill) Nichols April 24, 1954 and he preceded her in death January 7, 2002.

Lillian was a housekeeper at Lakeland Nursing Center for eight years. She enjoyed gardening and being outdoors. She was a member of the Beecher City Church of Christ.

Lillian is survived by her son, Andrew (Carol)of Mode, daughter, Frances of Mode; son, Mike (Madonna) of Mode, son, Danny (Ruth Ann) of Stewardson; 7 grandsons; 7 granddaughters; 5 great-grandsons; 2 great-granddaughters; special friend, Donna Parks of Shumway and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 6 brothers and 4 sisters.