Margie Marie Whitfield, 74, of Van Buren died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at a local nursing home. She was a caregiver at Snavley Nursing Home in California and the widow of Gordon Nichols.

Cremation is under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren. No service is scheduled.

She is survived by three daughters, Doris Jones of Cedarville, Susan Garrett of California and Melissa Cummins of Van Buren; two sons, Donny Garrett of Van Buren and Gordon Nichols and wife Staci of Kibler; a sister, Edith Crowder of California; 16 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.