March 13, 2020
STARKVILLE — Avis Nicholas, 68, died March 7, 2020, in Tupelo. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Second Baptist Church, with the Rev. Joseph Stone officiating. Burial will follow in 16 Section Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. Friday, at Century Hairston Funeral Home. Century Hairston Funeral Home Starkville. Mr. Nicholas was born March 10, 1951, in Starkville, to the late Bryant Jefferson and Mary Ella Self. She was formerly employed as a school teacher and a member of Second Baptist Church. She is survived by her children, Kashiris Nicholas, Bryon Nicholas and Joe Stewart all of Starkville; and siblings, Ollye Outlaw of Stakville and Glen McGee of Laurel.