Sunday 23 Jul 2017


Russell Cobb Nickens

March 16, 92,

Russell Cobb Nickens, 92, passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Russell was born in Wayne County on February 2, 1925 to the late James Ransom Nickens and Sudie Jane Underhill Nickens.  He enjoyed life and spending time with his family and friends.  Russell was a valued employee of Lance, Inc. for 30 years.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a private committal service at the mausoleum chapel in Wayne Memorial Park with Rev. Sarah Williams officiating.

Russell is survived by his wife of 71 years, Alma Bernice Mozingo Nickens; daughter, Beverly Nickens Marley and husband Morris of Winston-Salem; son, Larry Nickens and wife Gail of Goldsboro; grandchildren, Sarah Nickens Williams and husband Gray and Jason Marley and wife Elizabeth; and two great-grandchildren, Chandler Marley and Bradley Williams.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

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