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Alicia DeShane Nicholson-Cole
July 31, 1981 ~ November 3, 2023 (age 42) 42 Years Old
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Alicia DeShane Nicholson-Cole of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, passed away unexpectedly on November 3, 2023, at the age of 42. Alicia was born and raised in El Reno, Oklahoma, gracing this world with her presence on July 31, 1981, born to Bridgette Nicholson and Admiral Davis Sr. She attended El Reno High School and went on to attend classes at ATI Learning Center, where she studied business.
Funny, bold, caring, utterly spoiled, and always up for an adventure, Alicia was everybody’s “Big Mama”, and the go-to person for everybody in her life. Her contagious laughter, her love of the color blue, and her complete and utter devotion to pickles endeared her to pretty much every person she ever encountered. She was creative and intelligent, a deep thinker who liked expressing herself through her beautiful writing and poetry. She loved to go shopping, trips to the casino, and especially liked to cook for her family. Alicia made the most delicious chicken spaghetti and meatloaf, and her husband and daughters loved her banana pudding and homemade cheesecake. Nobody could make their fried chicken quite like Alicia’s, and she loved making Indian tacos with her homemade fry bread. On date nights, she loved it when Patrick took her out for hibachi.
Alicia loved the people in her life and had so many bonds and loyal friends, but her primary goal in this life was to personally ensure her family’s happiness. Her daughters were her guiding light, and she was always there to support them in all of their hopes, dreams, and pursuits. Whether she was cheering for her daughter at her basketball games, or coaching her Little League softball team, she was always there for them. Alicia was a devoted wife and mother, and a wonderful daughter, sister and friend. Her legacy of love and laughter will continue to thrive in the hearts of those who were lucky enough to have known her. She will be deeply and forever missed.
She is preceded in death by her mom, Bridgette Nicholson, and her brother, Clint Phillips,
Left to cherish her beautiful memory are her husband, Patrick Cole, and her two daughters, Anaya, and Bridgette; seven sisters, Cora Fisher, Sherrie Davis, Chasity Gross, Octavia Davis, Kathryn Heard, Mercedez Davis, and Kisha Davis, and five brothers, Tyrell Taplin, Admiral Nicholson Jr., Robert Nicholson, Brian Davis, and Rodrick Miller. Alicia is also survived by her dad, Admiral Davis Sr., sisters-in-law Heather Yarbrough, Lottie Ewers, and Kristina Fortune, as well as many nieces and nephews who loved her very much.