Jaden and Bryton Nicholson

Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Jaden Nicholson
Bryton Nicholson

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jaden Isaiah Nicholson, 3, and his brother, Bryton Michael Nicholson, 2, of Chaffee died Wednesday, June 22, 2011, in an early morning house fire in Chaffee.

Jaden was born Nov. 29, 2007, in Cape Girardeau, and Bryton was born March 30, 2009, in Mexico, Mo., sons of Gregory Nicholson and Jennifer Biler.

Both boys loved Power Rangers, Spider-Man and playing basketball with their daddy. They were each other's best friend and enjoyed playing together and with their little sister.

Jaden liked reading books, coloring and drawing with his mommy and Uncle Andrew. He also enjoyed watching cartoons and singing with his grandma. He loved to dance and could dance his Pampers off.

Bryton liked to pretend he was Batman, liked to color, sing "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" and singing ABCs with his grandma. He enjoyed playing with his mommy and Uncle Andrew. He had a smile that could turn the darkest day bright.

Survivors include his parents; a sister, MaKaylynn Nicholson of Chaffee; maternal grandmother, Nancy McGuire of Chaffee; paternal grandparents, Artie Nicholson of Cape Girardeau and Emmanuel Nicholson of Steele, Mo.; and maternal great-grandmother, Paula Jones of Chaffee.

Visitation will be at 5 p.m. Thursday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the chapel, with the Rev. Jack Bishop officiating.

The family requests memorials be sent to Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel for funeral expenses.