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Frances F. Nicholson

RALEIGH, NC – Frances Carole Fuller Nicholson passed away peacefully September 7, 2019, at Transitions Life Care.

Carole was the loving daughter of “Bee” and David Fuller. She is survived by her devoted husband, Darrell “Nick” Nicholson; daughter, Anne Hogewood (Lee); son, David Nicholson; and three grandchildren, Hannah, Sarah and Benjamin, of whom she was supremely proud. She is also survived by her sister, Dora Tedder; and brother, Dan Fuller and much extended Fuller and Nicholson family.

Carole graduated from Wake Forest University and earned her Masters in Music from Millikin University. Carole was a brilliant student, accomplished pianist, organist and music instructor. Carole volunteered her time and talents at numerous community agencies and at Christ Church in Raleigh. She was also uber proficient with the IPAD, GIFs and emojis in text messages to friends and family.

Carole deeply loved and cared for her family, friends and piano students. Her family especially thanks the members of her St. Madeline’s guild who lovingly cared for, fed and visited during her illness.

A celebration of Carole’s life will be held at Christ Episcopal Church on Tuesday, September 10. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in her honor to Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 or the Christ Church Outreach Fund, Christ Episcopal Church, 120 E. Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601.

Bryan & Lee Funeral Home of Raleigh is servicing the family.