Campobello, SC --- Barbara Ann Klein Nichols of Campobello, SC, and a former resident of Fillmore passed away on March 12, 2017 in her home. She was born on March 31, 1951, a daughter of the late Joseph J. and Georgia Anna Howard Klein. On August 14, 1971 in St. Patrick’s Church in Belfast she married Robert C. Nichols who survives.
She was a member of Campobello United Methodist Church and was a former Owner of The Dugout, a waitress and a Fillmore Central School cafeteria employee. She loved to cook and garden but most of all spend time with her grandchildren.
Surviving in addition to her husband are their children Erin (Amber) Nichols of Plato, Missouri, Michele (Mike) Palmer of Hornell, four grandchildren, Ryan and Alec Nichols, Cannon and McKinley Palmer, two brothers, Dale Joseph Klein of Port Townsend, WA, Dean August (Nancy) Klein of Rochester and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by a sister Joann Klein Jewel.
Family and friends may gather from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the Kopler-Williams Funeral Home, 21 N. Genesee Street, Fillmore where a funeral service will follow at 4:00 p.m. Rev. Bruce Smith, pastor of the Higgins Wesleyan Church, will officiate.