Nichols - 80th Birthday

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Carolyn Jean Varvel Nichols will celebrate her 80th birthday on Tuesday, Jan. 23.

She was born in an upstairs apartment on Wood Street, Greencastle in 1938.

She is the proud mother of two children, Joyce and Jason.

Carolyn has eight grandchildren, Michelle, Martina, Jamie, Victoria, Samantha, Aaron, Lyndsay and Jacob; as well as eight great-grandchildren, Silas, Jocelyn, Zoey, Matthew, Madison, Calvin, Alexis and Isabella.

She has worked in the banking world, farming and is presently working at the local animal shelter east of Greencastle.

Carolyn will celebrate with her friends and family at the Miller Asbury Apartments on Anderson Street, where she currently lives, from 2-8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21.

Her son Jason will be coming from Duluth, Ga., for the occasion.

She has a sister, Mary Arthalene Varvel Gaston (Duane), and a brother, Russell Melvin Varvel (Jeanne Little).

She is the daughter of Russell Leroy and Lovica Eleanor Beams Varvel, who have gone to be with the Lord, along with brother Norman Leroy Varvel (Minnie Doreen Kearschner) and sister Delilah Joyce Varvel.

She would enjoy hearing from those from her past and present via cards or visits at 522 Anderson St., Apt. 211, Greencastle, IN 46135.