.      Edwin Wyatt Nester, 1868 - 1960, s/o John Houston Nester
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

A52   Edwin Wyatt Nester,6                                                              A5   (John,5,John,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
.             "Ed"
.               b 27 May 1868 Newton Co, Miss; d 20 Dec 1960, bur Conehatta Methodist Cem, Newton Co.
.                  See
picture of his and Mamie's tombstone below.
.               m 19 Feb 1897 Newton Co to Mamie E. Wilkins, b 12 Jul 1872 Ala, d 8 Aug 1971 (SSDI "d 15 Aug" 587-14-2477 Miss), bur
.                   Conehatta Methodist Cem, d/o Giles W. Wilkins and Margaret Elvira Cassady.

.               Mamie's LR: Conehatta, Newton Co, Miss 39057.

.               1900 Newton Co census, Beat 3, ED 52, sheet 3A, #42/45, Edd Nester, May 1868 Miss, farmer, Mamy E., Jul 1872 Miss (marr
.                        4 yrs, 2 ch, 2 living), Lula B., Dec 97 Miss, Odis P., Aug 99 Miss.
.               1910 Newton Co census, Beat 3, ED 89, sheet 3B, #33/33, Edwin Nester,41 Miss, farmer, home farm, Mamie E.,36 Ala (marr 12
.                        yrs, 6 ch, 6 living), Lula,11 Miss, Odis,10 Miss, farm laborer, home farm, Addie M.,8 Miss, Earnest,6 Miss, Walter,3 Miss,
.                        Cora B.,1 6/12 Miss.
.               1920 Newton Co census, Beat 3, ED 95, sheet 7B, #120/122, Edward W. Nester,50 Miss, farmer, farm, Mamie E.,47 Ala, Lula
.                        B.,22 Miss, Otis P.,20 Pa, miner, running pump, Earnes W.,16 Miss, Walter W.,13 Miss, Cora B.,11 Miss.
.               1930 Newton Co census, Beat 3, ED 51-12, sheet 2A, #28/30, Edward W. Nester,62 Miss (marr age 36), farmer, general farm,
.                        Mamie E.,57 Miss (marr age 32), Cora B.,20 Miss, laborer, farm.
.               1940 Newton Co census, Beat 3, ED 51-12, sheet 6B, #104, Edward W. Nester,71 Miss, farmer, farm, Mary E.,66 Miss, Cora
.                        B.,31 Miss.

.               issue:

1.   Lula Bell Nester, b Dec 1897 Miss, m(1) (?Alvin) Brown, m(2) ____ Pace.
.                  ? 1930 Newton Co census, Beat #3, ED 12, sheet 1A, #4/4, Alvin Brown,31 Miss (marr age 23), proprietor, retail grocery, Lula
.                              B.,31 Miss (marr age 23), Edsel J.,2/12 Miss.

2.   Otis Pettey Nester, b 5 Aug 1899 Miss, m Floy McGee.

3.   Addie Mae Nester, b 13 Jan 1901 Miss, d 1 Feb 1999 (SSDI 426-70-8365 Miss), bur Conehatta Methodist Cem, m Clarence
.                     Hoye Pace, b 7 Aug 1897 Miss, d 8 Feb 1976 (SSDI 427-05-2685 Miss), bur Conehatta Methodist Cem, s/o Thomas B. Pace
.                     and Zoula E. Covington.
.                     Addie's LR: Conehatta, Newton Co 39057.  Clarence's LR: Newton, Newton Co 39345.
.                     See
picture of Addie's and Clarence's tombstone below.
.                     Ref: "
The Newton Record", 3 Feb 1999, and 17 Feb 1999, obit for Addie Mae Nester.
.                     1930 Newton Co census,
.                     issue:
a.   Hoye E. Pace, b 30 May 1921 Miss, d 20 Feb 1999 (SSDI 427-26-4330 Miss), bur Conehatta Methodist Church Cem,
.                           m Eleanor ____.  His LR: Conehatta, Newton Co 39057.
b.   Clinton Stanley Pace (Stanley), b 18 Jul 1922 Miss, d Aug 1982 (SSDI 427-26-4329 Miss).
.                           His LR: Grants Pass, Josephine Co, Ore 97526.
c.   Thomas W. Pace (Tommy), b ca 1924 Miss, m Pauline ____.  Of Petal in 2013.
d.   Mary Estelle Pace (Estelle), b ca 1926-27 Miss, m(1) ____Thrash.  Estelle m(2) ____ Whipple.  Of Newton in 2013.
e.   Martha L. Pace, b 13 Mar 1931 Miss, d 17 Mar 2013, bur Ebenezer Baptist Church Cem, Hazel, Newton Co, m William
.                           Carl May, b 4 Feb 1929, d 27 Jan 1999, bur Ebenezer Baptist Chucrh Cem.  See
picture of their tombstone below.
f.   Pat Pace, m Oscar Tatum.  Of Conehatta in 2013.

4.   Ernest Lee Nester, b 13 Aug 1903 Miss, m Laura Bernice Stewart (Bernice).

5.   Walter Wilkins Nester, b 5 Oct 1906 Miss, m Illa Lois McCraney (Lois).

6.   Cora B. Nester, b 7 Oct 1908 Miss, d 4 Jul 1984 (SSDI 426-28-9471 Miss), bur Conehatta Methodist Cem, m William
.                     Henry Sharp, b 16 Dec 1901, d 13 May 1975 (SSDI 428-46-8121 Miss), bur Conehatta Methdist Cem, s/o J. W. Sharo.
.                     Cora's and William's LR: Conehatta, Newton Co 39057.

.               Ref:  1.   Lois Myrtle Nester's notes.
.                        2.   WFT submitter:
.                        3.   Delores Sanders' notes at
www.rootsweb.com, eail: delores@ayrix.net    
.                        4.   
www.findagrave.com, info by ALC.  Gives Cora Nester Sharp's birth date as 8 Oct 1908 and William Sharp's birth year
.                              as 1901.
.                        5.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Ralph:  NEWTON – Services for Martha Pace May will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at
.                              Newton County Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Dr. Leon Everett and the Revs. Tommy Tanner and Jimmy
.                              Jones officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery.  Mrs. May, 82, of Conehatta, died Sunday, March 17, 2013, at
.                              her home. She graduated from Conehatta High School, where she enjoyed playing basketball and then attended East Cen-
.                              tral Junior College.  Martha married William Carl May in 1951, living in California, Kansas and Alabama before settling
.                              down in Newton County. She held various jobs, including being employed at Boeing Aircraft, Newton Company, La-Z-
.                              Boy and Peavey's.  As a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, she served as a Sunday School teacher and a choir member
.                              for many years. She was a member of the Conehatta Community Club and the Red Hat Society and was voted Commu-
.                              nity Club Woman of the Year. Her hobbies included travel, painting, gardening, crafts, sewing, and crocheting.  Martha
.                              had a special ability to make friends and demonstrate her love and concern for people. She was a dedicated and loving
.                              mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother with a lively sense of humor which she maintained even in times of adver-
.                              sity. Her family was her pride and joy, and she cherished the times she spent with them.  Survivors Include one daughter:
.                              Terri Vance and her husband, Larkin, of Forest; three sons: Ricky May and his wife, Carol, of Lawrence, Jerry May and
.                              his wife, Gina, of Little Rock and Jeff May and his wife, Teresa, of Conehatta; 11 grandchildren: Stephen May and his
.                              wife, Jennifer, of Hattiesburg; Michelle May Gray and her husband, Brandon, of Decatur; Eric Vance and his wife, Kate,
.                              of Brandon; John May and his wife, Ashley, of Newton; Scott Vance and his wife, Shanna, of Meridian; Ashley May
.                              Mills and her husband, Chris, of Madden; Jeremy May of Little Rock; Phillip Vance and his wife, Ashley, of Starkville;
.                              Zachery May of Little Rock; Amy May of Conehatta; and Hannah May of Little Rock; 11 great-grandchildren: Morgan
.                              Gray, Tanner Beck, Alexis Gaines, Abby Gray, Keira Vance, Isabella May, Micah May, Tinley May, Aubree Gray and
.                              Logan Vance; two sisters, Estelle Pace Whipple of Newton and Pat Pace Tatum and her husband, Oscar, of Conehatta;
.                              one brother, Tommy Pace and his wife, Pauline, of Petal; and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death
.                              by her husband, William Carl May; parents, Clarence Hoye and Addie Mae Nester Pace; two brothers, Stanley Pace and
.                              Hoye Pace; and a grandson, Michael May.  Pallbearers will be Stephen May, Brandon Gray, Eric Vance, John May,
.                              Scott May, Chris Mills, Jeremy May, Phillip Vance, Zachery May, Garry Pace and Mike Pace. 
 Memorials may be
.                              made to the Gideon's International or American Cancer Society.  The family would like to thank the many friends and
.                              extended family members who called, visited or sent food, flowers and cards during this difficult time. In addition, the
.                              family greatly appreciates the kind care and treatment of the Sta-Home Hospice staff.
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.       Added by Paul Wilkerson Sr
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.       Added by Dawn C. Peavey
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.     Added by Paula Boutwell Kerr