Posted Online: April 04, 2012, 5:53 pm

Shirley Nickoles

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Shirley Nickoles
Shirley L. Nickoles, 97, Moline, died Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at her home.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline. Burial is at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation is one hour prior to services. Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army or to the American Cancer Society.

Shirley Smith was born Sept. 10, 1914, in Minneapolis, Minn., the daughter of Porter and Alta Timmerman Smith. She married Kenny Bevins and together they had two children. She later married Olan Nickoles. He preceded her in death.

Shirley retired in the early 1970s as an office worker from the Rock Island Arsenal. She enjoyed camping and traveling until her health no longer allowed.

Survivors include her children, Barb (Red) Coggins, Moline, and Jim (Jo) Bevins, Vienna, Va.; grandchildren, Terry Coggins, Kim Hill and Rae Carlson; great-grandchildren, Jay, Crystal and Alexandra; and great-great-grandchildren, Branden, Kali and Ethan.

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