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 Lana Jean <I>King</I> Nickell

Lana Jean King Nickell

Birth
Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Death 16 Oct 2001 (aged 57)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Paducah, McCracken County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 92764977 · View Source
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Lana Jean Nickell, of Paducah, Ky., died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis, Tenn.

She was born in Charleston, W.Va., and grew up in Nokesville. She was a graduate of Brentsville District High School and received a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Morris Harvey College in Charleston and a master's degree in academic counseling from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. She had served as a teacher and assistant principal at Lynchburg Christian Academy, Lynchburg and had taught in several public school systems in Virginia and North Carolina. After moving to Paducah, she taught at Cornerstone Christian Academy and served as a private tutor. Among her many professional honors, Nickell had previously been recognized as Virginia's Teacher of the Year. She was a member of the Paducah Lions Club, Heartland Worship Center and the Alpha Omega Pi sorority.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Pete and Ruth Keeny of Manassas and Doyle King of Charleston; and one brother, James King.

She is survived by her husband of 11 years, Paducah attorney, Shea Nickell; two brothers, Dr. Terry King of Millboro and John Keeney of Manassas; and several nieces and nephews. The family received friends Friday at Heartland Worship Center.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.today at Heartland Worship Center, 4777 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah. Officiating will be Dr. Jerry Falwell of Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, where she was a former member. The Rev. Don Young, the Rev. Johnny Sams, the Rev. Jonathan Falwell, the Rev. Gregory Waldorp and the Rev. Joe Geary will assist with the service. Burial will be in Maplelawn Park Cemetery.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 92764977
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lana Jean King Nickell (20 Sep 1944–16 Oct 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92764977, citing Maplelawn Park Cemetery, Paducah, McCracken County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .