Nichole Shannon Thames, of Pagosa Springs, passed on July 25; she was 39 years old.
Nichole was born Sept. 21, 1982, in California. After graduating Pagosa Springs High School in 2000, she enjoyed a life with her family, friends and adventures as often as life would allow. Her love of the outdoors led to family camping trips to the lakes and hiking for Christmas trees in the beautiful snow-covered mountains. Family and friends alike loved her for her kindness and heart of gold. She had a love for cooking that was only surpassed by her smile.
She was preceded in death by her father, Shawn Frank.
Nichole is survived by her husband, Brandon Lee Thames; daughter Cameron Tawny Lucero; son Zalend Lance Thames; mother Heidi Crider; brothers Brandon and Jarrett Frank; sister Brooke Frank; mother-in-law Cherryl (Jeff) Thane; sisters-in-law Casey Thames, Brittany Granado and Ronda (Steve) Vaughn; brothers-in-law Ronnie (Desire) Thames and Randy (Rachel) Thames; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and infinite friends; and companions Daisy and Stylez.
There are no services planned at this time.