Nancy Nicks, 1934-2021
Last updated 2/4/2021 at 8:35am
She was born May 14, 1934 in Franklin, PA to the late Walter and Mabel Huston; she moved to Lake Wales from her hometown in 1996. Nancy was a nurse for the United States Air Force, and Polk Center in Franklin, Pennsylvania for many years. Following her retirement and move to Florida, Nancy worked as a nurse at the Lake Placid Medical Center. She was a member of the HAKA fitness group in Lakeland, and enjoyed reading, traveling, sports, boating, the beach, and family time.
Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Nicks; brothers, Mark Huston, Gene Huston, and Sam Huston; and sister, Mary Lou Cowan. She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Anderson and husband Tim of Lake Wales; sons, Michael Nicks and wife Sonia of Crawfordville, and Mark Nicks of Crawfordville; sister-in-law, Theresa Huston of Lake Wales; several nieces and nephews; and grandchildren, Nicolas Anderson, Emily Anderson, and Zachary Anderson and wife Jackie.
A visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the funeral service at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1 at Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society (https://www.cancer.org/) or the Lake Wales Care Center (140 E. Park Avenue, Lake Wales, FL 33853).