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“Jimmy was a kind loving person. I was privledged to have met him when I was younger and he always showed me respect and kindness. Though it had been...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: J P - LaFayette, GA

“He was truely loved by his family and will be deeply missed ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Earl Brooks - East Ridge, TN

“There so many it's hard to pick just one but I will try. My wedding day was one of the best days of my life and I got to share it with him. As the...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Tracy Patten - Ringgold, GA

“Great teenage memories on Lyerly Street. Jimmy was a sweet soul. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Teresa - Chattanooga, TN

“Praying for my family, may you find peace. Love You ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jeanna Smith - Chattanooga, TN

“My favorite memories of Uncle Jimmy would be when I was a little girl. Many times he would come to visit my dad and they would sit in the car...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jeanna Smith - Chattanooga, TN

“So glad I got to come and visit a few months ago. You will be missed by many, especially by your wife and family. You was "one of a kind". ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie Hill - Lenoir City, TN

“One of my favorite memories would be New Years Eve 2012 its a recent memory but a great one, the first New Years Eve we ever spent together. We...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Vikki Brooks - East Ridge, TN

“I love you all and I'm here for you anytime day or night please just call ....Gail if you need ANYTHING just let me know ...... ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Vikki Brooks - East Ridge, TN

“So sorry to hear of your loss. But think of it as his gain, no more worries, he is free. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Dawn Parsons

“R.I.P. Jimmie gone, but never forgotten. a ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Evitt - friend

James "Jimmy" William Nickens, 57, of Chickamauga, passed away Saturday, January 26, 2013. He had lived in the Chattanooga area for most of his life before moving to Chickamauga a few years ago. He loved to BBQ and enjoyed cooking for others, he also loved music, bonfires and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his father, William Nickens; two brothers, Mike & David and two sisters, Patsy and Susie.

Survivors include his mother, Billie Ruth Nickens of Kingsport, TN; his loving wife of 39 years, Gail Johnson Nickens of Chickamauga, GA; daughter & son-in-law, Tracy & (JR) Patten of Ringgold, GA; son, Chris of Fort Oglethorpe, GA; three brothers, Kendall Nickens of Fayetteville, TN and Mark & Richard Nickens both of Kingsport, TN; sister, Vikki Brooks of East Ridge, TN; three grandchildren, Samantha, Christiane and Austin and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be private and there will be no visitation at the funeral home. Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe, GA. Online guest book at