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Funeral Scheduled for Slain Sharpsburg Woman

Posted July 21, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— The family of 26-year-old Gloria Nicholson is struggling to cope with her violent death.

Friends, family and neighbors will hold a memorial service for Nicholson Monday at 7 p.m. The service will be held at the Free Will Baptist Church in Fountain.

Nicholson's husband, Abner Nicholson, faces murder charges in connection with her death and that of Sharpsburg's police chief, Wayne Hathaway.

Gloria Nicholson had two young children. A memorial fund has been set up for them at Triangle Bank, P.O. Box 123, Sharpsburg, NC, 27878.