Mr. Sammuel “Sammy” Nichols, 56, died Monday, Nov. 30, 2009 in Flomaton. He was a native of Bluff Springs, Fla., a resident of Tri-City for most of his life and a resident of Flomaton for the past nine years. He worked on oil rigs, was a member of the Santa Rosa Creek Indian Tribe and attended the Elim Baptist Church.
He is survived by his former wife and best friend, Anita Nichols of Flomaton; one son, William Samuel Nichols of Flomaton; one brother, Dennis Nichols of Pensacola, Fla., three sisters, Mickey Roley of Bratt, Fla., Lisa Lee of Flomaton, and Susie Nichols of Cantonment, Fla.
Funeral services were held Dec. 3, 2009 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. John Fillingim officialting. Burial follwed in Godwin Cemetery with Petty-Eastside Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.