Lora Rae (Atkinson) Nicklow, age 57, peacefully departed this earth to her heavenly home on March 21, 2020 at home.
She attended Revolution Church in Crossville TN and grew up as a member of Springs Chapel Methodist Church. Lora served in the Navy for 4 years, then in the Navy Reserve for 16 years as a Cryptologic Technician retiring with the rank of Lieutenant. She obtained her EDS degree from TN TECH. University. She was the Director of School at Eckerd Youth Alternatives school and then guidance counselor at YAI until she retired. Lora loved working in church and leading young people to adulthood. Her hobbies included fitness, basketball, and gardening.
Lora and Joel Nicklow met while they both served in the Navy and reconnected and married 30 years later in 2016. Their time together was filled with love and many wonderful memories. They enjoyed hiking, kayaking and traveling with their beloved dog "Samson" while seeing the natural wonders of God's creation.
Mrs. Lora is survived by:
Husband: Joel Nicklow
Sister: Donna Hannifin and husband Kenny
Niece: Sarah Ramsey and husband Eric
Nephew: Dustin Hannifin and wife Meredith
A host of other family and friends
Mrs. Lora was preceded in death by:
Parents: Delbert and Hazel Atkinson
Sister: Debra Atkinson
Lora chose cremation, with a celebration of life to be held at a later date
Family wants to express a special thanks to Cancer Treatment Centers of America and Dr. Joshi. We also thank all the family and friends that helped in any way in recent months.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Fentress Hope Foundation. Donations may be mailed to Mundy Funeral Home, P.O. Box 67, Jamestown, TN 38556
The Mundy Funeral Home in Jamestown is in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Lora Atkinson Nicklow
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