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Charlotte Ann Nichols, 79, of Woodward, Iowa went to be with her Savior, husband and daughter on Friday, July 26, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 1st at Ankeny Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 4208 N Ankeny Blvd. Visitation will be at 3:00 pm followed by the celebration of life service at 4:00 pm.

Charlotte was born December 11, 1939 in Des Moines, Iowa to Lester and Anita (Little) Honts. She was one of seven brothers and sisters. She married the love of her life Jack Nichols in 1959 and they lived in Des Moines until 1999.

Charlotte was a hardworking, loving mother and grandmother who adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her faith in Jesus and unconditional love were evident to all. She took great pride in cooking and gardening. She enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and traveling with her family. Charlotte loved animals, especially her dogs Lucy and Kai.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbi Cheek of Woodward, Iowa, her son, Rick (Jodie) Nichols of Orlando, Florida; six grandchildren: Jennifer (Dave) Fuqua, Michael (Emily) Klingensmith, Brandon (Katelyn) Cheek, Nathan Nichols, Allycia Nichols and Annalea Nichols; two great grandchildren: Drake Klingensmith and Vivienne Cheek. She was preceded in death by her mother Anita Little Honts, husband Jack and daughter Cheryl Klingensmith.