Evelyn Marie Nicol
June 2, 1930 – May 27, 2020
On May 27, 2020 We lost a strong loving mother and grandmother and sister, aunt.
Evelyn Marie Carmon Nicol was Born in Little Rock Kentucky. She was the eighth child out of eleven children, born to Daniel Eugene Carmon, a schoolteacher and Margarite Wilson Carmon a homemaker.
Evelyn Nicol, was a pioneer in the fields of microbiology and immunology and one of the few African American Women to have been awarded a patent in the sciences, particularly in the field of Molecular Biology. Ms. Nicol leaves behind an incredible legacy as a scientist whose brilliant intelligence and perseverance attributed to her successful contributions to the world's scientific community in the field of immunology.
Evelyn was fiercely dedicated to her children and family. She is survived by 3 children, 4 grandchildren, a brother, 3 sisters and scores of nephews, nieces and cousins. She was a resident of Waukegan, Illinois and lived her last 3 years with her daughter, Karen Nicol, in Weston, Connecticut.
Evelyn passed away six days before her 90th birthday from complications of Covid-19. We all miss you and know the Lord has taken you with him.
Rest peacefully forever Mommy, Nana, WeeWee.
We Love you.
Saturday, August 1, 2020