LIMA — The Rev. Donald and Mrs. Ruth Nichols, of Lima, are celebrating 40 years of marriage today, June 15, 2014. The couple celebrated with an Alaskan cruise.
Nichols and the former Ruth Yount were married June 15, 1974, at East Side Pilgrim Holiness Church, in Evansville, IN by the bride’s father, the Rev. John Yount and the bride’s brother-in-law Dr. Joe Brown.
They are the parents of one son, Eric (Megan) Nichols, of Lima; and two daughters, Stephanie (Greg) Burley, of Lima and Valerie (Adam) Profitt, of Franklin. They have nine grandchildren.
Nichols is pastor of Lima Pilgrim Holiness Church since 1977 and is also the founder/administrtor of Pilgrim Christian School. His wife is a registered nurse and is currently the nurse aide training program coordinator at Apollo Career Center.