Nell VanSickle, 72, of Panama City, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018. Nell was born in Marianna, FL, but lived most of her life in Panama City. She retired from the Bay County School System as a library assistant, working over 35 years at Millville Elementary and Springfield Elementary. Nell was a faithful member of Springfield Baptist Church, and was an avid walker. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Jim VanSickle; her children, Timothy Dykes (Jan) and William VanSickle (Maria), all of Panama City; her brothers, Laddie and Leon Williams, both of Blountstown; a sister, Joyce Little of Panama City; her grandchildren Sara Kane (Sean), Liam Dykes, Tina Williams (Tyler) and Marisa VanSickle; and her great-grandchildren, Trenton, Titus, Taliah, Isabella and Nevaeh.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM Friday, March 16, 2018, at the Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Virgil Tillman officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Nell's name to the Springfield Baptist Church.
Kent-Forest Lawn, 2403 Harrison Avenue, 763-4694