Sarah “Sally” Walters Nicholson

October 1, 1942 - July 6, 2013
Sarah “Sally” Walters Nicholson


Sarah “Sally” Walters Nicholson passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter. She went to heaven to be with her beloved son, Brian Anderson Nicholson who passed in April of 2009.

A memorial visitation will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington.

In addition to her son, Sally was preceded in death by her mother, Mary C. Walters and her niece Lisa Walters.

Surviving Sally are her daughter, Elizabeth H. Nicholson; brother, Bill Walters and wife Sandra; nephews, Robert Walters and Dr. David Walters; father of Brian and Elizabeth, Dr. Hal Nicholson, and loving felines, Lil’ Man and Gracie.

Sally’s love for animals was well known, therefore, in lieu of flowers, Elizabeth requests memorial contributions be made to the New Hanover Humane Society, 2405 N. 23rd Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 or to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1406 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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  • July 08, 2013
    Jerry and Beady Mitchell says:
    We were saddened to hear of Sally's passing. We enjoyed her friendship over the years, and our heart goes out to Elizabeth and the family

  • July 07, 2013
    Mel Amos says:
    Mother and I are so sorry for your loss .You and you family are in our thoughts and prayers. Mel and Mel Amosg

  • July 12, 2013
    Joan and Mac Cunningham says:
    With sincere sympathy. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Joan and Mac Cunningham (Friends of Hal)

  • July 12, 2013
    Chris Newton says:
    My condolences on the loss of your mother. Sincerely, Chris (Becky's brother)

  • July 09, 2013
    Dave Walters says:
    We remember Sally, Amy and I: her generosity, fun spirit, and brief dinner prayers. Our prayers are with you now, Elizabeth. - Dave and Amy