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Hilda Cagle Nichols
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Obituary for Hilda Cagle Nichols

Waynesville, Hilda Cagle Nichols, age 88, passed away on Monday, August 6, 2018 at Maggie Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

Hilda is a Haywood County native and was the daughter of the late Odell and Effie Hunter Cagle. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Nichols; sisters, Wilma Rathbone and Anna Dee Ball; and a brother, Billy Cagle. Hilda retired with 35 years of service in 1985 from Dayco Corporation. She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church.

Hilda is survived by four sisters, Betty Sue Byrd, Eva Chandler, Dorothy Parton and Linda Best; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018 in the Waynesville chapel of Wells Funeral Home with Reverend Tim Lolley officiating. Burial will follow at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 9:30 until 11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 854, Waynesville, NC 28786.

The care of Hilda has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

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9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Wells Funeral Home - Waynesville

296 North Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786





11:00 AM
Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home

296 N. Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786

Cemetery Details


Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park

886 Russ Avenue
Waynesville, NC 28786

Memorial Contribution

Sarge's Animal Rescue Foundation

P.O. Box 854
Waynesville, NC 28786

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