Services for Carolyn Stokes Nicholson were held Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at 3 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel.

The Rev. Mike Skinner officiated. Burial followed in Morrow Cemetery in the Dixon community of Neshoba County.

Mrs. Nicholson, 78, of Philadelphia, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at The Windsor Place in Columbus.

She was a native and longtime resident of Neshoba County. Mrs. Nicholson was a member of East Philadelphia Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Paula Edwards; son, Robert W. Nicholson; one grandson and two great-grandchildren, all of Columbus; and brother, Doyle D. Stokes of Bonaire, Ga.

Mrs. Nicholson was preceded in death by her parents, John Walton and Helen Green Stokes; husband, John Paul Nicholson; son, John Greggory Nicholson; sisters, Billie Jean Denmark and Ellen Barham; brother, John Green Stokes and one grandson.

Pallbearers were Eric Edwards, Gilbert Vowell, Larry Nicholson, Jeffery Nicholson, Willard Green and Dale Green.