Lula Belle Nichols, 77, of Josephine, Texas, passed away on March 3, 2020.  Lula was born March 4, 1942 to Henry and Ruth Ellis, in Greenville, Texas.  Lula attended the First Baptist Church in Josephine, Texas.

She retired as a presser at the Johnston Sewing Factory, in Wylie, Texas. Lula is survived by her husband; Douglas Nichols; sons, Randall, Tracy and his wife Lori Nichols; daughter Risa and her husband Victor Keeling; brothers, Elmer Ellis, Henry Ellis Jr.; sister, Joann Graves;  grandchildren, Jenalee Banker, Derek Keeling, Scott Nichols, Joseph Nichols, Rebecca Keeling and Brent Nichols; 12 great-grandchildren, along with a host of loving relatives and friends.  Lula is preceded in death by her parents; brother, James Ellis and sister, Anne Marie Evans.

There will be a visitation at Lynch Funeral Home Chapel in Caddo Mills, TX on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 6-8 PM.  A funeral service will also be held at Lynch Funeral Home Chapel in Caddo Mills, TX on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 3:00 PM.