July 17, 1951 - December 25, 2013
Barbara Florence Nichols passed away on December 25, 2013 at home after a 10 year battle with breast cancer.
Barbara was born in 1951 and was a lifelong resident of the Dallas area. She graduated from W T White High School, followed by a BA degree from SMU, an MBA from the University of North Texas (CPA for 16 years), and later with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M. She practiced as a veterinarian for the last 16 years of her life; this was her true calling and passion.
She is survived by her brother, James Nichols of San Clemente, California, and numerous lifetime friends; she is predeceased by her father, Dave Nichols, and mother, Marilyn Nichols.
Contributions in lieu of flowers can be made to the Susan G Komen Foundation, Operation Kindness or the charity of your choice.
A Flowers Petal
A Flowers petal
reaching its ornate beauty
need not be understood
as natures perfection itself
as the breath of life
its beautiful delicate feature
As one must realize
as restless as the wind
to make way
for a blossom
that tomorrow will bring
Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
To express your sympathy with a flower arrangement please contact our florist.