Bart L. Nichelson, 41, of Millington, Tenn., formerly of Dallas, died March 22.
He attended Olgethorpe University, Fashion Institute of Atlanta and UT Martin.
Nichelson was a designer for BLN Interiors, and was formerly employed with Bradford Showroom and Robb & Stuckey of Dallas. He had a wonderful heart and a special talent for bringing together people from many different backgrounds. He well be missed, but never forgotten.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harrel L. Nichelson, and grandparents Charlie W. and Irene Nichelson.
He is survived by his mother, Linda L. Nichelson; sister, Bethany Garner of Atoka; brothers, Fountain D. Yount of Los Angeles, Calif., and Pete L. Nichelson of Millington; six nieces, Noelle L. Nichelson of Atoka, Shelby I. Garner of Atoka, Emma L. Garner of Atoka, Madison P. Nichelson of Millington, Gracie S. Garner of Atoka and Ragan E. Nichelson of Millington; grandfather, Joe Q. Monroe; and many other loved ones and friends.
Condolences may be sent to Linda Nichelson, 5684 Pleasant Ridge Road, Millington, Tenn., 38053.
Kenneth "Kenny" Davila, 25, of Dallas, died March 11 in Dallas.
Davila was born on Nov. 8, 1982 in New York City. After a short stay in Manhattan, the Davila family relocated to Killeen where he graduated from Ellison High School in 2001. He moved to Dallas in the fall of 2001 and here created an extended family and a life filled with vivid experiences and great achievement.
Davila will be remembered as having an abiding dedication to his friends and family as well as to living the life he wanted to lead. His humor, wit, insatiable sense of adventure and his loving nature will be missed by all who knew him. A memorial service and celebration of life was held March 14 in Killeen. He was also interred there. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Peaceable Kingdom Retreat in Killeen, peaceablekingdomretreat.com. Written memorials are welcome at www.mem.com, keyword Kenneth Davila.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition April 11, 2008.