Viola L. Nickerson

September 28, 1920May 15, 2018

Viola L. Nickerson, 97, of Pearland, Texas passed away May 15, 2018. She was born in Orange, Texas on September 28, 1920 to William Carson Garlington and Easter (DePhillips) Garlington.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband G.E.Buddy Nickerson, son Daniel Ray Nickerson, sister Bertha Casper, brothers Melvin, R.C., Norman, and Harry Garlington.

She is survived by son Curtis R. & wife Elfriede Parker, granddaughter Susanne, and grandsons Robert & wife Kim and Thomas Parker and special friend Leigh Ann Mills, sisters Frances Lahrman, Clarine Havard, Onetta and husband Vernice Roebuck. She also leaves behind six great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren, brother-in-law Elton Fred Nickerson, and sister-in-law Jo Garlington.

Family will receive guests for a visitation Friday, May 18 from 12:00-1:00pm at Providential Baptist Church located at 4248 Veterans Dr Pearland, TX 77584. A Life Celebration will begin at 1:00pm, immediately following Viola will be laid to rest at Forest Park East Cemetery located at 21620 Gulf Freeway Webster, Texas 77598.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Nickerson family.


  • Visitation Friday, May 18, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 18, 2018

Viola L. Nickerson

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