Waneta P. Nichols, 93, passed away on Saturday at The Lane House.

She attended New Ross Schools.

Born on Jan. 30, 1921, in Montgomery County to Edgar and Carrie (Self) Peterson, Mrs. Nichols married Charles E. Nichols on Aug. 2, 1937, and he passed on March 24, 2007.

She was a homemaker and assisted her husband on the farm. She had been a member of Providence Christian Church.

Survivors include her children, Larry (Judy) Nichols of Crawfordsville, Rusty (Pat) Nichols of Brownsburg, Mary (Sonny) Reed of New Ross, Karen Harshbarger of Crawfordsville and Craig "Butch" (Diana) of Crawfordsville. In addition, 13 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren survive.

Graveside services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Pisgah Cemetery. Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Hunt and Son Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County or to a charity of the donor's choosing.

Online condolences may be left at www.huntandson.com.