Anita Mae Nichols, 54, of Greeneville, passed away Monday at Indian Path Hospital.

She was known as a very caring nurse in her community.

Anita is survived by her husband of 39 years: Doug Nichols; a son: Jacob Nichols; a sister: Angela Manuel; a brother: Tim Vance; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son: Nathan Nichols; and her parents: John and Mary Vance.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 1-3 p.m. at Jeffers Funeral & Cremation Service, Afton chapel.

The graveside service will follow at 3 p.m. in Graceland Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Carl Reed and the Rev. J.D. Reed officiating.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Thoughts and memories may be shared with the family at