Claude Ellis Nichols, 73, left his earthly home for a better reward Saturday evening, November 18, 2017. Visitation services will be held Wednesday, November 22, 2017 from 5 to 7 pm at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, Florida. Funeral services will be held at Blountstown Middle School Auditorium, Friday, November 24, 2017 at 9 AM. Flowers will be accepted by the family. Ellis was born in Clarksville, Florida, on April 6, 1944, the youngest child of Walter and Chrystelle Nichols.