Frances “Fran” Nicoll

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Frances “Fran” Nicoll, 85, of Monett, formerly of Cassville, passed away Monday, May 11, 2020, at Cox-Monett Hospital in Monett.

She was born Sept. 12, 1934, in Julesburg, Colo., the daughter of Sheldon and Beulah (Harris) Shields. On June 6, 1954, she was united in marriage to Don Liddle who passed away in 1985. To this union two daughters were born, Susan and Sharon. On Feb. 14, 1997, she married Glen Dale Nicoll, of Cassville, who preceded her in death on June 4, 2015. Also preceding her in death were her parents and three brothers, Gene, Neil and Harl Shields.

Survivors include: two daughters, Susan Hailicka and her husband Paul of Grand Island, Neb., and Sharon Blackketter of Las Vegas, Nev.; one grandson, Brandon Blackketter; two nieces, Ann Lassiter and her husband, Jim, and Kay Baker of Cassville; and one nephew, Nick Nicoll and his wife, Laurie.

She grew up and received her education in Julesburg, Colo., where she graduated from high school and lived there 50 years. In 1985, she moved to Cassville, remaining there until a few years ago to reside in Monett. While in Cassville, she had been a legal secretary and was a bookkeeper in the Barry County Collector’s office. She was a member of First Christian Church in Cassville. Graveside services were held Wednesday, May 13, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Dr. Chuck Terrill conducted the services.

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