.     John Marion Nester, 1912 - 1981, s/o James Madison Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

C3324   John Marion Nester,8                                          C332   (James,7,Thompson,6,Anderson,5,William,4,Jacob,3)
.                    b 24 Nov 1912 Patrick Co, Va; d 26 Oct 1981 Roanoke, Va (SSDI 224-01-8798 Va), bur Cedal Hill Cem, Covington, Va.
.                    m(1) 28 Oct 1931 Pittsylvania Co, Va to Hazel Short, b ca 1913-14 Pittsylvania Co, d/o Julia Short.  John and Hazel div 10
.                             Jul 1958 Alleghany Co, Va.
.                    m(2) 18 Dec 1958 Cook Co, Ill to Audrey Marie Thacker, b 9 Sep 1930 Bath Co, Va, d 26 Apr 2013 Hot Springs, Va (SSDI
.                             Va), bur Cedar Hill Cem, d/o Floyd Houston Thacker and Goldie Raymond Caracofe of Bath Co, Va.
.                             See her
picture below.

.                    John was of Chicago, Ill in 1958 and 1961.  His LR: Covington, Va 24426.  Audrey was of Hot Springs, Va in 2013.

.                    1940 Alleghany Co, Va census, Covington Dist, Rayan Terrace, ED 3-14, sheet 11B, 303 1/2 Durant Rd, #188, John M. Nes-
.                             ter,27 Va, spinner, rayon mill, Hazel S.,27 Va, John M Jr,3 Va, Howard R.,31 Va (marr, brother), spinner, rayon mill.

.                    issue:

1.   John Marion Nester, b 24 Jul 1936 Alleghany Co, d 28 Jun 1954 Covington, Va, when he drowned in a bathtub at his
.                          home when he had a seizure.

2.   Dicky Nester.  (s/o Hazel)

3.   Peggy Ann Nester, b 8 Apr 1963 Chicago, d 4 May 1963 Cook Co, Ill, 'd/o John Marion Nester and Audrey Marie
.                          Thacker".  She was Peggy Lee Ann Nester acc to her mother's obit.

.                    Ref:  1.   Richard M. Bradner's notes.
.                             2. "
Times Record" (Troy, NY), 29 Jun 1954, 'Virginia Youth Drowns in Bathtub'  John M. Nester Jr, 17, of South
.                                   Covington, drowned in a bathtub at his home yesterday.  His mother found him dead when she returned from
.                                   shopping.
.                             3. "
Daily Press", 12 Jun 2012: obit for Charles E. "Elmer" Thacker, 79.  Preceded in death by his wife Clarice R. Thac-
.                                   ker and parents Floyd and Goldie Thacker.  Survivors include sister Audrey Nester.
.                             4.   
www.findagrave.com, info by ProgBase and j stockwell.
.                             5.   Loving Funeral Home website, obit: Mrs. Audrey Marie Thacker Nester, age 82, of Hot Springs, died Tuesday,
.                                   April 23, 2013, at the Springs Nursing Home, Hot Springs.  She was the wife of the late John Marion Nester.  Mrs.
.                                   Nester was born September 8, 1930 in Bath County, the daughter of the late Floyd Houston Thacker and Goldie
.                                   Raymond Caracofe Thacker.  During her working career, she had been employed as a telephone operator and helped
.                                   her husband run the Stonewall Service Station before working at the restaurant inside Kmart for a number of years
.                                   before retiring.  Mrs. Nester had resided in Hot Springs with her brother, Richard and niece, Pam and was of the
.                                   Methodist faith.  Mrs. Nester is survived by two brothers, Richard L. Thacker of Hot Springs and Raymond
.                                   Houston Thacker of Akron, OH; one sister, Catherine Thacker Walton and husband, Dwight of Hot Springs; and a
.                                   number of nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Nester was preceded in death by one
.                                   daughter, Peggy Lee Nester; one stepson, Dicky Nester; one brother, Charles Elmer Thacker; three sisters-in-law,
.                                   Anna Mae Thacker, Barbara Zimmerman Thacker and Clarice Riley Thacker.  A funeral service will be conducted at
.                                   3:00 P.M. Friday, April 26, 2013, from the chapel of Loving Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug E. Hollenbeck
.                                   officiating.  Interment will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Richard Thacker, Jr., Butch Thacker,
.                                   Randy Pritt, Cole Plecker, Hayne Yarborough and Robert Baldwin.
Audrey Marie Thacker Nester   
.    Audrey Marie Thacker Nester  
.      Picture from her obituary on
.  the Loving Funeral Home website