Florence B. Bedwell of St. Louis, Missouri, formerly of Steelville, Missouri, was born on December 26, 1940 in Steelville, Missouri to Thomas and Geneva (Atchison) Nichols and passed away on Monday, May 31, 2021 at the age of 80 years.
Florence retired after working several years for R & F Pasta Factory in St. Louis, Missouri. She enjoyed gardening, collecting Precious Moments, decorating and shopping on QVC.
Florence is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Geneva Nichols; four sisters, Mary Lou Collins, Wilma Carroll, Ann Bentley and Beulah Mae “Boots” Vann; one brother, Rainey Nichols; one niece, Tammy Dickens; and three nephews, James McMillian, Jamie Carroll and Brian Carroll.
She is survived by her daughter, Sheryl Bedwell and husband Dana Jones of St. Louis, Missouri; one sister, Donna and husband Leon Dickens of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
In keeping with her wishes, Florence was cremated.
A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Don Martin officiating.
Inurnment followed at the Meramec Hills Cemetery in Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.