Evelyn Udell Nickerson
10/27/1942 - 10/22/2021
Obituary For Evelyn Udell Nickerson
Evelyn Udell Nickerson, the baby daughter of late Addis and Mabel Green, was born on October 27, 1942, in Houston, TX. She was the baby sister of Douglas E. Green (preceded in death), Erna B. Jones, and Billy R. Green (preceded in death). Evelyn attended the public schools in Houston, TX, and was a Jack Yates High School graduate. At an early, she professed her faith in Jesus Christ. Evelyn was a committed member of the 20th Century Baptist. She served under the leadership of her late husband, Pastor Paul. She continued to function under Pastor Christopher J. Nickerson, delighting in putting together the church’s annual Family and Friends Day.
She was married to Pastor Paul Lawrence Nickerson at an early age, and to this union were five children. Pastor Nickerson preceded her in death in August of 2008.
Evelyn was a committed servant and employee to the late Titus and Timothy Barnes and the Carl Barnes Funeral Family for more than 30 years. As a result of her demanding work, generous spirit, and pleasant personality, she was loved by many and affectionately called “Poochie.” Both and her professional and personal life left an influence that will forever remain in the lives of all who knew her. She quietly departed this life (Friday, October 22, 2021) at home with her daughter. She was preceded in death by her son, Kevin George Nickerson, Sr., and Daughter (in-law), Lenora M. Nickerson.
Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her sister Erna B. Jones (Robert, Denise and Richard Hendricks, Ricky, Caleigh, Ryel.) and her children: Terri Burford (Kristin, Hiram, Brandy, Terrence, Danny, Lauren), Craig Nickerson (Jeanette, Cedric, Jasmine), Quondolyn Nickerson (Clay and Blake), Tiffanye Grisby (Arion, Bryce, David). She loved and will be missed by all of her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren: Sheronda Nickerson, Kevin Nickerson Jr. (Western and Hendrix Nickerson), Korey Nickerson (Calysta, Laliani, Jacobi), Trevion Green (Zynariah Green), Archie Harris Jr., Regina Thomas, Nathan Thomas (Nathan Thomas Jr.), Reginald Burford, Carlos McKinney, Brooklyn Taylor, Jared Jacko, Carter, Christopher, and Caleb Nickerson and Saniya Irvin, and a host of devoted nieces, nephews, and friends.