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Henry Bramlett Nicholson


October 10, 2016

Henry Bramlett Nicholson

Henry Bramlett Nicholson, 79, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016.

A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Charlie and Alberta Bracken Nicholson. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Janie Hogsed Clemmer; a brother, Harry Nicholson; a grandson, Trale Nathaniel Whitmire; and a son-in-law, John Whitmire.

He was a member of Rosman Baptist Tabernacle.

He was a veteran of the United States Army and he retired from Ecusta Corp. after 48 years of service.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Guyma Whitmire Nicholson; son, Rev. Charles Nicholson and wife, Cheryl, of Brevard; daughters, Judy Nicholson Carper and husband, Ben, of Greenville, S.C. and Clarinda "Cloey" Nicholson Whitmire, of Brevard; brother, Rev. Claude Nicholson and wife, Shirley, of Brevard; grandchildren, Daniel Nicholson and wife, Kim, Caleb Nicholson and wife, Brandi, Steven Nicholson and wife, Nicole, Adam Nicholson, Carolyn Kelterborn and husband, Jon, Logan Carper, Joshua Whitmire, Sissy Whitmire and Trale Isaac Whitmire; and five great-grandchildren.

The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at Rosman Baptist Tabernacle with Rev. Charles Nicholson, Rev. Eddie Dodson, Rev. Claude Nicholson and Dr. Ben Carper officiating.

Burial was in Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory.

The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be made in his honor to Ecusta Credit Union, 2074 Asheville Highway, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768.

Online condolences may be left at

Moody-Connolly Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.


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