Gunter Cemetery
Barry County,

Aug 21, 1945
Oct 11, 2017
Daughter of Duane and Ollie Mae (Smith) Blankenship
Spouse: Jerry Nickle
Married: June 30, 1962

Mary Louise Nickle, age 72, of Cassville, MO passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, MO.
She was born August 21, 1945 in Jenkins, MO the daughter of Duane & Ollie Mae {Smith} Blankenship. On June 30, 1962 she was united in marriage to Jerry Nickle, who survives. Also surviving are one son, Doug Nickle and his wife Ann of Cassville, MO; two daughters, Donna Terry and her husband James of Cassville, MO and Valerie Speer and her husband Keith of Eagle Rock, MO; three brothers, Henry Blankenship and his wife Sharon of Aurora, MO and Carl Blankenship and his wife Trudy and Pat Blankenship and his wife Debbie all of Jenkins, MO; one sister, Marie Iiams of Jenkins, MO; six grandchildren, Justin, Logan, Ally, Nicole, Ashley and Brett and four great grandchildren, Kailyn, Kenzleigh, Kyndal and R.J.
Preceding her in death were her parents and one brother, Harold Blankenship.
Louise was a graduate of Cassville High School and received her Bachelor’s Degree from Missouri Southern in Joplin, MO. For several years she taught school, teaching kindergarten at Jenkins, math at Exeter and 3rd grade and kindergarten at Wheaton. She was a member of Gunter Methodist Church in Butterfield, MO, where she played the piano for forty-three years. She also taught Sunday School and was vacation Bible school director. She was currently attending Johns Chapel at Ash Grove, MO.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Gunter Methodist Church in Butterfield. Reverend Lee Neill and Pastor Mike Tharp conducted the services. Burial at Gunter Cemetery in Butterfield.
Contributions may be made to Johns Chapel, Gunter Methodist Church or Gunter Cemetery in memory of Louise.
Fohn Funeral Home Cassville, Missouri

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Submitted: 2/7/19 • Approved: 2/8/19 • Last Updated: 2/11/19 • R817162-G817161-S3

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