|. John Marion Nester, 1912 - 1981, s/o James Madison Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
. 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
. 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