AUGUSTA — Delores Ellen Nickerson, 69, of Augusta, passed away in her sleep on Sept. 22, 2018.

Delores was the most amazing person and she loved God and family with all her heart. She will be missed.

She was born Dec. 6, 1948, to Clara Frances Kiskaden and father Rufus Hester.

She was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth Allen “Sam” Nickerson; her half-sisters, Tamma Hester French, Mary Hester Richie and Jackie Hester Smith; granddaughter Holly Nickerson; and step-sister, Jeanette Fryman.

She is survived by her husband, Wayne Nickerson of 54 years. She is also survived by her children, Daryl Tucker, Mike Nickerson, Sheila Nickerson and Nathan Nickerson; and her precious grandchildren, Jessica Tucker, Joshua Tucker, Shayla Gibbs, Dustin Gibbs, Zane Nickerson, Jonathan Nickerson, Lilah Nickerson and Cheyenne Nickerson. Delores also leaves behind great-grandchildren, Kennede Tucker, Kobe Purcell, Braxton Tucker, Bristol Tucker, and Landon Gibbs; and, her sister, Connie Mitchell (Clay) Frasier; half-brother, Alvin Hester; half-Sister, Kathy (Rickey) Fryman; step-sister, Theresa Fryman; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 at 1 p.m., at the Metcalfe-Hennessey Funeral Home in Augusta.

Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery following the funeral.

Visitation will be on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 5- 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

If desired, memorials can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 555 Lake Forest Dr. #396, Blue Ash, Ohio 45242.

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