(CARROLLTON, Ga.) Louise Nichols Brand, 93, of Carrollton, Ga., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022.

The funeral will be Sunday, Jan. 16, at 2 p.m. EST at Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Pastor James Venegas officiating. Interment will be Monday, Jan. 17, at 2 p.m. EST at Carroll Memory Gardens with the Rev. Jimmy Bryan presiding.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from noon until the time of service.

Mrs. Nichols was born Sept. 7, 1928, in Randolph County, Ala., the daughter of the late Herman Nichols and the late Minnie Lou Kimbrell Nichols. She was a seamstress and worked for 20 years with Chalk Line Industries.

She is survived by her stepsons, Lawrence and Bobbie Brand of Dallas, Ga., and James and Mary Hester of Burnt Cabin, Okla.; stepdaughter, Linda Picklesimmer of Villa Rica, Ga.; and nephew, Roger and Tillie Lynn of Roopville, Ga. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death a stepson, Charles Brand; brother, Elton Nichols; and sisters, Velma Ayers and Eria Lynn.

Pallbearers will be Larry Poore, Juan Rogas, Tony Robinson, Larry Boykin, Dylan Hester and Lee Brand.

Messages of condolences can be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com.

Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel, Carrollton.

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