Ann Azalea Russ Nickes
Last updated 11/27/2019 at 4:17pm
Ann Azalea Russ Nickes, 71, of Brevard, died Nov. 20, 2019, in Asheville.
Her father, Dallas Simeon Russ Sr., and one great-granddaughter pre-ceded her in death.
A native of Georgetown, S.C., she was born Dec. 9, 1947, to Dallas and Marcella Pope Russ.
During her growing up years, she traveled extensively, living a full and adventurous life with her family, as her father’s business was with a Worldwide Company. She attended Business College in Chicago, Ill., where she studied accounting. In 1972, she decided to make her permanent home in Brevard.
She was a published poet and ar...