Denitia Jane Grant Nichols, 78, of Crossett, formerly of Monticello, passed away on January 16, 2020 at Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett.
She was born on November 1, 1941 in Monticello to the late John W. Grant and Martha Jane Tedder Grant.
She was a retired legal secretary for 40 years and a Baptist. She enjoyed scuba diving, traveling, bird watching, watching game shows and taking care of her cat, Diamond.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one daughter, Terri Nichols; and the father of her children, Mike Nichols.
Survivors include two daughters, Janet Cunningham and husband, Keith, of Milo and Jana Chandler of Crossett; two granddaughters, Krystal Elmore and husband, Steven, of Crossett and Karlee Ezell and husband, Jonathan, of Milo; two great-grandchildren, Jacee Ezell and Layton Ezell; a special friend, Stacey Cunningham Stuart whom she loved like her own.
Funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 19, at 2 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Keith Cunningham, Layton Ezell, John Craig, Scotty Gorman, Lane Wesson and Steven Elmore.