Brenda Nicholson

By | March 12, 2021

Brenda Gay Nicholson, age 60 of Jackson, Ohio passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born September 9, 1960 in Xenia, Ohio to Patricia Brubaker Hoops and the late Richard Rippeth.

She was the owner and operator of Brenda’s Kiddie Kare in Jackson, enjoyed camping, boating and spending time in the Smokey Mountains at Pigeon Forge. However, most importantly she loved to spend time with her family.

She is survived by her mother, husband: John David Nicholson, sons: John David Nicholson II (Chastity) and Dustin Ray Nicholson (Samantha Crabtree), brother and sisters: Rick Rippeth (Michelle), Cheri Crabtree and Shunna Graham, grandchildren: Brynleigh Lynn Nicholson, Shayleigh Fox, and Sierra Kidd, great-granddaughter: Luna-Mae. Niece: Brittany Massie. She is also survived by several other nieces, nephews and many close friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2PM Sunday, March 14, 2021 at the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Hughes officiating and burial to follow in the Fairmount Cemetery. Family will receive friends 2 hours prior to the service from 12-2PM. Condolences may be sent to