Edna Nichols Obituary (2021) – Ogden, UT

Edna Grace Myers & Seward D. Nichols
“Together again”

Edna “Grace” (Myers) Nichols, 76, was called to heaven on August 26, 2007. She was born on March 26, 1931, to Ray Wayne Myers, Sr., and Edna Viola Smith in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania. She married Seward D Nichols, Jr. on October 11, 1956 in St. Petersburg, Florida. She was a loving woman; amazing mother; and devoted daughter and sister. She grew up with her brother “Buddy” (Ray Wayne Myers, Jr.) on a small farm in Pennsburg. As a teenager, she moved to St. Petersburg, Florida, and worked in her father’s fish market. She loved flower gardens, big beautiful trees and long Sunday drives. Grace played the piano by ear and sang in the church choir. She was a wonderful cook and a lover of handicrafts. She leaves behind daughter Penny Arvanitas and son-in-law Woodrow Arvanitas; Grandson Jared Arvanitas and great-grandsons Jayson and Kyleah; Grandson Israel Arvanitas with his wife Holly and great-grandsons Lillian and Aiden.

Her ashes will be buried with her loving husband on October 9, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in Aultorest Memorial Park. Services will be graves for the family.

Seward D Nichols, Jr. “Nick,” 91, was called to heaven on October 1, 2021. He was born on November 18, 1929 to Seward D Nichols Sr. and Evelyn Marie Roberts in Oneonta, New York. He married Edna “Grace” Myers on October 11, 1956 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Nick was a loving father and a devoted husband. He grew up in foster families and was eventually adopted by Sidney and Annamae Glowka at the age of 25. He was a USMC Korean War veteran and a survivor of the Frozen Chosin Battle. He was a drilling instructor on the island of Paris. Nick graduated from Eckert College with a bachelor’s degree in theology. He was a member of the Masonic Temple and VFW. He was also high priest, scout leader, and gospel teacher. Nick loved baseball, bowling, and sailing. He leaves behind daughter Penny Arvanitas and son-in-law Woodrow Arvanitas; Grandson Jared Arvanitas and great grandsons Jayson and Kyleah. Grandson Israel Arvanitas with his wife Holly and great-grandsons Lillian and Aiden.

His ashes will be buried with his loving wife on October 9, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in the Aultorest Memorial Park. Services will be graves for the family.

Issued by Leavitt’s Mortuary & Aultorest Memorial Park October 6-7, 2021.

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