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Wilford Nickens

July 4, 1956 — March 31, 2018

Wilford "Lonnie" Nickens, a quiet and humble man, passed away at his home in Baton Rouge, on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 10:28 a.m. He was 61 years old, born in Baton Rouge on July 4, 1956. Visiting at Ascension Funeral Home, 426 W. New River St., Gonzales, LA on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Graveside service on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Greenoaks Memorial Park, Baton Rouge, LA. Survived by his son, Steven Ray Nickens; his mother, Lorraine H. Nickens; his sister Lori Nickens Badame and husband Will; his brothers, Rocky Nickens, Lance Nickens and wife Laura; his 4 grandchildren; and his numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his father, Ray Leslie Nickens; step-father, Mel Harris; and grandson, Steven Ray Nickens, Jr. Ascension Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Please visit the online guestbook at


Ascension Funeral Home
426 West New River Street
Gonzales, LA  70737
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.


Graveside Service

Greenoaks Memorial Park
9595 Florida Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA  70815
Thursday, April 5, 2018
10:30 a.m.


Greenoaks Memorial Park
9595 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA  70815
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