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Opal Nichols Lawson Christopher

Opal Lawson Nichols Christopher age 90 of Paducah passed away Tuesday March 3, 2015 at 12:13 p.m. at her residence.

Opal was a native of Ballard County Ky. and was a member of the Southland Baptist Temple. Surviving is her husband, Charles Ray Christopher of Paducah. Four sons. Jerry Nichols, Roy Nichols, Paul Nichols, and Richard Nichols all of Paducah. One sister, Ore Ludwig of  Michigan. Eleven grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Paul Nichols, two sons, Phillip Nichols and Clyde Leslie Nichols. Three brothers, and three sisters.

Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday  March 8, 2015 at the Keeling Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Topper Council officiating. Burial will follow at the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit with the family 5:00 p.m. till 8:00  Saturday at the funeral home .

Opal Lawson Nichols Christopher

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 Deeply saddened for your loss! I wish the weather situation was better so I could have attended Aunt Opal's Funeral. Love to All! M.J. Ludwig 

Malcolm Ludwig Mar 8 2015 12:00 AM

 Wish I was there to hug you all! I loved her dearly too! I will never forget all our Summer fun playing baseball for trips to the Dairy Dip! Those were the days! Love & Prayers to all My Family! 

Karen (Ludwig) Culver Mar 8 2015 12:00 AM

 So many fond memories of Aunt Opal. Love and prayers for all the family. Our thoughts are with you. Bobby Jean Ludwig McKenna 

Barbara Ludwig Mckenna Mar 7 2015 12:00 AM

 My loving sister, I'm so sorry I can't be there in person. I have been with you all the way with love and prayers. My sympathies and prayers to Ray and all the family. Much love, Ora Jean 

Ora Jean Ludwig Mar 7 2015 12:00 AM

 My Dearest Aunt Opal! You were so loving, stern, funny and a great cook! Your wise & loving words helped me at such a dark time in my life when I lost my Son Immer. I will always remember that twinkle in your eyes! I am happy to know I will see you again in Heaven! To all my Family, I am so sorry for your loss, yet so happy we all have lots of wonderful memories of her! With Love and Prayers! Sharon & Family 

Sharon (Ludwig) Beckman Mar 5 2015 12:00 AM

 We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with Uncle Ray and all the family. Opal was my dearest aunt. I loved her so much and I talked to her each and every day. She is with the Lord and in a happier place. I will truly miss her. 

Billy and Carolyn McCoil Mar 4 2015 12:00 AM

 So sad to lose my dear sweet auntie Opal. So many fond memories! Heartfelt prayers to all the family on this sad occasion. Michael 

Michael Ludwig Mar 4 2015 12:00 AM