Josephine E. "Jo" Nichols, daughter of Jacob LeGrand (1894-1958) and Marie (Blimm) Nichols, was born 3 October 1938 Okemos, Ingham County, Michigan and graduated in 1957 from Okemos High School. Beside Jo's senior picture in the Tomahawk yearbook she was described as, "Her smile goes all the way around and buttons in the back." Jo was a cheerleader all 4 years of high school.
Jo married Lee Barnett. She died 19 January 2009 Pinellas County, Florida and was interred near her parents in Glendale Cemetery, Okemos. Lee, born 31 December 1936, died 2 March 2017 in Florida.