|. Kelse Mahaffey Nester, 1920 - 2005, s/o Kelse Harry Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
E2521 Kelse Mahaffey Nester,8 E252 (Kelse,7,Mary,6,Aaron,5,Abraham,4,Jacob,3)
. 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.
E25211 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.
. Living in Lady Lake, Lake Co, Fla in 2003 and 2005.
. See her grade school and high school senior pictures below.
E25212 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.
. Living in Mt Airy, NC in 2003. Of Youngsville, NC in 2005.
E25213 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.
. Living in Youngstown, NC in 2003 and 2005.
. Ref: 1. Howard Nester's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
. 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
|. Seniors at Bramwell, WVa High School
. From Bramwell HS website