Donna Bell Nichols

Donna Jean Bell Nichols, 76 of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Encompass Health & Rehab. of Lakeview. She was a native of Lafayette, Indiana and became a Christian at a very early age. She was a member of First Christian Church for over 49 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Kenneth Bell and Wilma Jean Perkins; her step father, Garnett L. Perkins and two brothers, David Lee Perkins and John Robert Perkins. She is survived by her husband, John S. Nichols; three children, Sherry (Scott) McLane, Glenn (Suzy) Nichols and Wayne Nichols all of Elizabethtown; two brothers, Tommy (Janice) Perkins of Hodgenville and Steve (Diane) Perkins of Winterhaven, FL; eleven grandchildren, Ryan and Nick McLane, Jake, Zach and Alex Nichols and Chris, Kyle, Matthew, Patrick, Sarah and Carson Nichols; 7 great grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Carol Perkins. The funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at First Christian Church with Bro. Chris Kiger officiating. Burial will follow in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday and continue from 12 to 2 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed online at


Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
First Christian Church

Friday, November 22, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
First Christian Church


Friday, November 22, 2019 starting at 2:00 PM
First Christian Church