Mr. J.B. Nichols age 94, of Young Harris, GA passed away on Friday, February 19, 2010 at his residence. He was born to the late Doc and Ora (Eller) Nichols on July 18, 1915 in Tate City, GA; He was preceded in death by a sister, Velma Ree Kendall and a brother, James Willis Nichols. He is survived by his wife of seventy years, Mrs. Lattie Belle Nichols, Of Young Harris, GA; one niece, Barbara Goolsby, of Monticello, GA; two nephews, Jerry Kendall and Dennis Nichols, both of Young Harris, GA; and a number of grand nieces and nephews also survive. Mr. Nichols was an active member of the GA Mountain Fair for 41 years, Instumental in setting up the Pioneer Village at the GA Mountain Fair, a lifetime member of Lions Club, Member of the DAV and American Legion, a deacon at Woods Grove Baptist Church, Sunday School teacher and also served on the Building Committee at Woods Grove Baptist Church. He was a recipient of Melvin Jones Fellow in 1993. Funeral services were on Monday, February 22, 2010 at 2:00 PM from Woods Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Darryl Dale and Rev. Larry Trulove officiating. Musicians were Mary Lou Connell, Kevin Kendall, Larry and Marilyn Berrong. Pallbearers were: Bennie Connell, Morris Neal, Scott Neal, J.D. Ledford, Dan Trulove and Wade Nichols. Interment will be in the Woods Grove Baptist Church cemetery. Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee in charge of arrangements.