.     Kelse Mahaffey Nester, 1920 - 2005, s/o Kelse Harry Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

E2521   Kelse Mahaffey Nester,8                                                    E252   (Kelse,7,Mary,6,Aaron,5,Abraham,4,Jacob,3)
.                  "Mike"
.                    b 6 Feb 1920 Coaldale, Mercer Co, WVa; d 13 Jun 2005 (SSDI 234-22-2512 WVa), bur Woodlawn Cem, Bluewell, Mercer
.                       Co.  See
picture of his and Grace's tombstone below.
.                    m 18 Sep 1939 Tazewell Co, Va to Grace Edith James, b 15 Feb 1921 Newhall, McDowell Co, d 8 Aug 2003 Bluefield, Mer-
.                        cer Co (SSDI 236-96-0553 WVa), bur Woodlawn Cem, Bluewell, Mercer Co, d/o Earl James and Orpha Robbins (Orphie).

.                    Kelse was a retired coal  miner, with 30 yrs of work, and was a member of the UMWA.
.                    Kelse's and Grace's LR: Bluefield, Mercer Co 24701.

.                    1940 Mercer Co census, Rock Dist, Coaldale, ED 28-53, sheet 16A, #244, Kelsey H. Nester Jr,20 WVa, farmer, farm, Grace,
.                             19 WVa (dau-in-law), living with Kelsey H. Nester.

.                    issue:

1.   Howard Odell Nester (Butch), b 1940 Mercer Co, m Mayme E. Haner.
.                          See his grade school
picture below.
.                          Moved to Ventura Co, Cal, Portage, Mich, and Galena, Kans.

2.   Peggy Ann Nester, b 1943 Mercer Co, m John Emmett Burton, b ca 1941.
.                          Of Sanford, Fla in 1977.  Of Lady Lake, Lake Co, Fla in 2003 and 2005.
.                          See her grade school and high school senior
pictures below.

3.   Bobby Ray Nester, b 4 May 1947 Mercer Co, m Janet Lee Belcher.

4.   Hattie Louise Nester, b 28 Apr 1950 Coaldale, Mercer Co, m 4 Mar 1970 McDowell Co, WVa (rec in Mercer Co) to
.                          Ralph Edward Williams, b 1948 Switchback, s/o George C. Williams and Goldie Osbornes.
.                          Of Bluefield in 1977.  Of Mt Airy, NC in 2003.  Of Youngsville, NC in 2005.

5.   Darrell Lee Nester, b 1954 Mercer Co, m Dana Marie Brown.

6.   Carol Sue Nester, b 1954 Mercer Co, m 24 Oct 1972 Tazewell Co, Va to Joseph Michael Burkett (Mike), b 1954 WVa,
.                          s/o Joseph Clarence Burkett and Hallie Elswick.
.                          Of Bastian, Va in 1977.  Of Youngstown, NC in 2003 and 2005.

.                    Ref:  1.   Howard Nester's email:
.                             2.   www.findagrave.com: obit for Grace E. Nester, 82, d/o Earl James and Orphie Robbins.  Preceded in death by her
.                                   parents, son Bobby Ray Nester, and brother Earl "Buck" James.  Survived by husband K.M. "Mike" Neser, sons
.                                   Howard "Butch" Nester, and Darrell Nester, and daus Peggy Burton, Hattie Williams, and Carol Burkett, 16 gc, 23
.                                   ggc, brother Danny James, sisters Barbara Otey, Mae James, and Nancy Smith.
.                             3.   
www.findagrave.com: obit for Kelse Mahaffey Nester, 85, s/o Kelse Harry Nester and Hattie Mahaffey Nester.
.                                   Preceded in death by his wife Grace Edith James Nester, brother Bobby Nester, sisters Louise Barker, Mildred
.                                   Zilenka, and Hilda Phillips.  Survived by sons Howard Nester and wife Mayme, Darrell Nester and wife Dana,
.                                   daus Peggy Burton and husband John Hattie Williams and husband Ralph, and Carol Burkett and husband Mike,
.                                   sisters Frances Dunnavant and Alice Lockhart, and brother Doug Nester, 16 gc and 26 ggc.
.  Picture from www.findagrave.com
.           Added by Flip Hylton
.                               From Bramwell Mountain School - Class '58 Memories
.                   The "Bramwell Mountain" one room schol house in 1947-48 school year.
.                                                          Student Identifications:
.  1st Row on right - Mont Goins, 2nd Row on right - Butch Nester, 2nd Row on left - Peggy Nester
.                           Photo furnished by Howard "Butch" Nester, BHS Class '58
.  Senior at Bramwell, WVa High School
.        From Bramwell HS website