Nora B. Nicholas

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Nora was born on August 4, 1939 and passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2006, at Minnie Hamilton Health Care, Grantsville, WV. She was the daughter of the late Dorothy (May) HOPKINS Wiant Brown and Charles O. Hopkins. Nora was born at the home of her paternal great-grandparents, Thomas and Susan (Orrahood) Pearcy at Owens Run, Lockney, WV.

Nora married Willard Schoolcraft, on August 4, 1959 in Calhoun County, WV. (Divorced) She married Robert L Carafelli in 1973. (Divorced)Her last marriage was to Stanley Nicholas.

Nora was a private care giver in Gilmer and Calhoun counties for the elderly. She had also worked for Sunbridge of Glenville, WV, Wayne Continuous Care, Wayne WV and The Laurels of Massillon, Ohio.

Surviving are two daughters, Donna (Donald) Brady of Prichard, WV; Pam Meadows of Lockney and two son, Kenneth (Courtney) Schoolcraft of Letter Gap and Chris (April) Carafelli of Lockney, WV. Six grandchildren, Amanda Brady Thacker, T. Ryan Brady, Jamie Meadows, E. Beth Brady, Joey Garrett and Chrissy Carafelli. One great granson, Brandon Thacker.

Nora loved having her family nearby and made many sacrifices for them. She was an avid gardener,she was a wonderful seamstress, and did beautiful work crocheting, embroidery and quilting. She also enjoying taking photos.

Nora was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Ninia Lane Wornica and Hazel Belle (Wiant) McCumbers.

Services were held at the Rush Run Baptist Church with John Vannoy officiating. Burial was in Turner Cemetery, Lockney, WV.

Nora was a resident of Lockney, West Virginia.