Dorcas Jean Nichols, age 55, passed away December 10, 2018 at her home in Ashland surrounded by her family. She was born June 1, 1963, the daughter of Charles and Laura Sparks Melloway. 

Dorcas worked for Amega Mobile Homes in Ashland.

Celebrating of Life visitation will be Saturday, December 15th, 2018 from 3:00 to 5:00pm at New Salem Church in Ashland.

Survivors include her children, Jeanne (Brian) Sjostrand, Anthony (Becky) Sapp, Charles Nichols, Laura (Warren) Johnson; nine grandchildren, Rebecca, Nicole, Ashley, Edith, Elsa, Anthony, Zack, Jenna, Hunter; her sisters, Kay Melloway, Julie Dodd, Charlene (Roy) Klug, Pam (Bobby) Douglas.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Larry.