Archive for Thursday, January 17, 2002

Florence Nuckolls Musick


January 17, 2002

Services for Florence Nuckolls Musick, 87, Eudora, were Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Westover Funeral Home, Des Moines. Burial was in Pine Hill Cemetery, Des Moines.

Mrs. Musick died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, at Eudora Nursing Center of pneumonia.

She was born Feb. 13, 1914, in Des Moines, the daughter of Jacob Held and Emma Oyler.

Mrs. Musick worked as a supervisor at Cobb's Manufacturing, Des Moines, until she retired in 1976.

She was a member of Stover Memorial Church of the Brethren, where she was on the flower committee and served as treasurer, and Eastern Star, both in Des Moines.

She married Glenn Nuckolls. He died earlier. She then married Merritt Musick. He died earlier.

Survivors include three sons, David Norman, Dearborn Heights, Mich., Glenn Nuckolls, Altoona, Iowa, and Derek Nuckolls, Des Moines; three daughters, Nellie Smith, Alexandria, Va., Florence Stansberry, Des Moines, and Lana Bieghler, Clive, Iowa; 20 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Camp Sunnyside in Des Moines for children with leukemia, sent in care of the funeral home, 6337 Hickman Road, Des Moines, 50322.

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