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Funeral for Minister Irene Nicely

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The family of Minister Irene "Honey" Deloris Nicely walks in a procession down Princess Street on Friday evening to Mount Jezreel Baptist Church for the wake.

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The family of Minister Irene "Honey" Deloris Nicely walks in a procession down Princess Street on Friday evening to Mount Jezreel Baptist Church for the wake.

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The family of Minister Irene "Honey" Deloris Nicely walks in a procession down Princess Street on Friday evening to Mount Jezreel Baptist Church for the wake.

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The family of Minister Irene "Honey" Deloris Nicely walks in a procession down Princess Street on Friday evening to Mount Jezreel Baptist Church for the wake.

Minister Irene "Honey" Deloris Nicely, LPN of Alexandria passed away on Aug. 8. Mrs. Nicely worked as an LPN at the Alexandria Hospital for 31 years. After her retirement, she continued to volunteer and was a favorite among staff and patients. Minister Nicely was preceded in death by her loving husband of 28 years. She is survived by her children, Etta Jean Murray, Precinda Nicely Washington, Leon Jeffrey Nicely, Sr., (Kimberly) John Henry Nicely, Jr. (Ethel), Betty Marie Nicely Grayson, Theresa Karen Nicely, Veda Ann McCoy (Marvin), and Edward Jones, grandchildren, a host of great and great-great-grandchildren, her dearest sister Georgia Mae Porter, and many other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at Mount Jezreel Baptist Church. Internment at National Memorial Park Cemetery, Falls Church, VA immediately following the services.