Jolynn Jay (Stewart) Nichols, 58 of 1421 Hidden Oaks Circle Corinth, TX 76210 passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2013 at the Denton Regional Hospital. She was born March 25,1955 in Colorado Springs, Colorado to Ronald L. Rogers and Marsha (Planck) Rogers. Jolynn attended Kearney Public Schools and graduated in 1973, excelling in music, art and volleyball. She was a member of the Kearney High Drill Team, swing choir, choral choir and band. She attained the honor of becoming a First Class Girl Scout.
Jolynn was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was a willing volunteer for all her children and grandchildren's activities. Jolynn had various careers. She graduated from Floral Design School and also received her cosmetology license. She and Ken opened Cedar Rock Castle, a wedding and event venue in Pottsboro, Texas in 2009.
Visitation with the family will be on Monday, July 8, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the DeBerry Funeral Home, 2025 West University Drive, Denton, TX 76201.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 201 South Locust Street, Denton, TX. Burial follow at the Roselawn Memorial Park, 3801 Roselawn Drive, Denton, TX 76201.
Memorials are designated to the First United Methodist in Denton, Texas or the donor's choice.
Jolynn is survived by her husband Kenneth Youngblood; daughters Heather (David) Lyman of Chicago, IL and Nicole (Philip) Tomlinson of San Antonio, TX; son Nathan (Amanda) Nichols of Corinth, TX; grandsons Jakob, Lawson, and Noah Nichols; sister Kim (Jeff) Woodall of Sandpoint, ID; brother David Stewart of Roeland Park, KS; and parents Bruce and Marsha Stewart of Kearney, NE. Stepchildren Denise Henning, Kendra Youngblood, Todd (Laurie) Youngblood. Step grandchildren are Brian and Matthew Henning, Kade Youngblood and Addison Hubel and Corbin and Colton Youngblood.
She was preceded in death by her father, her grandparents, a stepson and two cousins.
Online condolences may be made at DeBerryFuneralDirectors.com.