Obituary: Patricia Lavvon Nicklaus​ Obituary 2024

Patricia Lavvon Nicklaus Obituary

Patricia Lavvon Nicklaus Obituary

Life and Legacy

Patricia Lavvon Nicklaus (née Kelley), age 81, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2024, surrounded by her loving family in Decatur, Alabama.

Born on February 28, 1943, in Cullman County, Alabama, to George William Kelley and Ethel Estelle Farmer Kelley, Patricia lived a life filled with love, faith, and service.

Survived by

  • Husband: Wayne Nicklaus (62 years of marriage)
  • Son and Daughter-in-Law: Randy Nicklaus and Lisa
  • Daughter and Son-in-Law: Laura Romine and Brent
  • Sister: Judy Walls
  • Grandchildren: Sawyer Nicklaus, Benjamin Romine, Timothy Romine (Regan), Martin Vickers (Abbie), and Madisonn Vickers
  • Great-Grandchildren: Archer Vickers and River Vickers

Visitation and Celebration of Life

A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2024, from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM at Roselawn Funeral Home in Decatur, Alabama.

Immediately following the visitation, a celebration of life will be held at 2:00 PM at Roselawn Funeral Home, officiated by Brother Randy Jones and Brother Emmett Heard.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the following organizations:

  • Uganda Life in Jesus Ministries
  • Hands Across Decatur (Homeless)
  • Mexican Missions Inc.
  • Heart of God Missions
  • Hospice of the Valley

Membership and Affiliations

Patricia was an active member of Jubilee Family Worship Center.