.          Calvin Coolidge Nester, 1925 - 2009, s/o Isaac Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

I1126   Calvin Coolidge Nester,8                          I112   (Isaac,7,Johnathan,6,Zion,5,Jonathan,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2)
.                   b 20 May 1925 Pulaski Co, Va; d 2 May 2009 Stuart, Patrick Co, Va (SSDI 223-22-8452 Va), bur New Dublin Presbyterian
.                      Church Cem, Pulaski Co.  See
pictures of his and Sarah's tombstones below.
.                   m(1) 6 Feb 1943 Pulaski Co to Sarah Ellen Horton, b 9 Sep 1925 Pulaski Co, d 1 Apr 1991 Martinsville, Va (SSDI 226-50-
.                            6595 Va), bur New Dublin Presbyterian Church Cem, Pulaski Co, d/o
Charles Everett Horton (Charlie) (#215) and
.                            Sarah Ellen Taylor.
.                   m(2) 6 Apr 1992 Henry Co, Va to Ruth Levella Winesett Horton (Levella), b 5 Jun 1931 Carroll Co, d 28 Jan 2014 Patrick Co,
.                            bur Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, Va, d/o Jason Winesett and Sally Lawson.  Levella had m(1) 1 Jul 1949 Pulaski
.                            Co to Francis Lee Horton, b 4 Nov 1923 Dublin, Va, d 20 Dec 1972 Martinsville, Henry Co, Va (SSDI 226-28-0568 Va),
Charles Everett Horton (Charlie) (#215) and Sarah Ellen Taylor.  See Levella's picture below.

.                   Calvin was a veteran of the US Army, W II having served during WW II, receiving the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
.                   Calvin's LR: Stuart, Patrick Co, Va 24171.  Sarah's LR: Stanleytown, Henry Co, Va 24168.
.                   Levella was living in Stuart in 2012.

.                   issue:

1.   Calvin Coolidge Nester (Pete), b 27 Jul 1943 Pulaski Co, m(1) Mary Lee Triggs, m(2) Jean Elizabeth Tinder, m(3) Merita
.                         Faye Watkins Lamb.

2.   Rose Ella Nester, b 22 Jun 1946 Pulaski Co, d 30 Sep 2017, bur Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, m(1) 10 Jul 1963
.                         Guilford Co, NC to Timothy Harold Stegall, b 1945 Henry Co, s/o Nathan Matthew Stegall and Glenna Ballard.  Rose and
.                         Timothy div 16 Apr 1969 Henry Co.  Rose m(2) Clifford Rudolph Boyd.  Timothy m(2) 29 Dec 1969 Henry Co to Gay-
.                         nelle Marie Cannaday, b 1951 Henry Co, d/o Curtis Randolph Cannaday and Mary Estelle Chaney.  Timothy and Gaynelle
.                         div 25 Jan 1974 Henry Co.  Timothy m(3) 12 Feb 1974 Martinsville to Marilyn Kate Triplett Crowe, b 1954 NC, d/o
.                         Copie Odell Triplett and Ollie Mae Paschal.  Timothy and Marilyn div 11 Oct 1978 Henry Co.  Timothy remarried 25 Oct
.                         1978 Henry Co to Gaenell Marie Cannaday Stegall.
.                         Living in Rocky Mount, Va in 2006 and 2009.  She was Rose Ella Nester in 2009.
.                         issue:
a.   Sandra Lynn Stegall (Sandy), b 1965 Martinsville, m 28 Mar 1986 Franklin Co to Earl Douglas Underwood, b 1966,
.                               s/o Phillip Andrew Underwood and Joyce Stella Carter.  Sandra and Earl div 19 Mar 1992 Franklin Co.  Sandra m(2) 7
.                               Mar 1993 Henry Co to Brian Michael Via.  Earl m(2) 7 May 1994 Franklin Co to Karen Fay Adkins Rakes, b 1964
.                               Franklin Co, and they div 28 Nov 2007 Franklin Co.  Karen had m(1) 28 Mar 1981 Franklin Co to Billy Wayne Rakes,
.                               b 1962, s/o Carlton Rakes and Hazel Peters.
b.   Ricky Harold Stegall, b 1967 Martinsville, m 17 Dec 1988 Franklin Co to Brenda Sue Meade, b 1967, d/o James Wil-
.                               liam Meade and Betty Sue Peters.
c.   Brian Todd Boyd, b 1970 Franklin Co, m 10 Oct 1987 Franklin Co, Va to Mary Francis Trail, b 1971, d/o Allen Person
.                               Trail and Frances Louise Gillispie.  Brian and Mary div 8 May 1992 Franklin Co.  Brian m(2) 24 Feb 1995 Franklin Co
.                               to Stacey Danyell Atkins.
d.   Chad Ryan Boyd, b 1971 Franklin Co.

3.   Roger Allen Nester, b 1948 Pulaski Co, m(1) Brenda Kay Sheppard, m(2) Pamela Lynn Adkins, m(3) Diana Faye Wade.
.                         Moved to Dinwiddie Co, Va

4.   Henry Nelson Nester, b 1950 Pulaski Co, m(1) 11 May 1970 Buchanan Co, Va to Velvia Josephine Caudill, b 4 Apr 1933
.                         WVa, d 30 Mar 2009 Rocky Mount, Va, d/o Sherman Lee Caudill and Synthie Jane Shelton.  Henry and Velvia div 24 Jul
.                         1997 Va.  Henry m(2) 1 Nov 1997 Sevier Co, Tenn to Hazel Faye Bowling, b 1947, and they div 21 Jan 2000 Franklin Co,
.                         Va.  Henry m(3) 18 Apr 2000 Henry Co to Cynthia Faye Medley (Cindy), b 1963.  Velvia had m(1) William Walker Wright.
.                         Living in Fieldale, Va in 2006 and 2009.  See Velvia's
picture below.

5.   Gary Douglas Nester, b 3 Dec 1952 Pulaski Co, d 6 Dec 1952 Pulaski Co, "age 3 da, of hemolytic icterus, case of RH
.                         negative mother..., s/o Calvin Nester and Sarah Horton", bur New Dublin Cem, Pulaski Co.

.                   Ref:  1.   Danny Riddle, email:
.                            2.   Sharon Hill's
.                            3.   Calvin Coolidge Nester's obit at
.                                  This was originally in "Southwest Times", 4 May 2009, and "Martinsville Bulletin", 3 May 2009: Calvin Coolidge Nes-
.                                  ter, Sr., age 83 of Stanley town, Virginia and formerly Pulaski County passed away Saturday, May 2, 2009 at Blue
.                                  ridge Nursing Center, Stuart, Virginia. Born May 20, 1925 in Pulaski, he was the son of the late Isaac “Ike” Nester and
.                                  Rosa Dalton Nester. He was also preceded in death by his first wife and children’s mother, Sarah Ellen Horton Nester;
.                                  two sons, Gary Douglas Nester and Calvin C. Nester, Jr., one sister, Lucy Lyons ;four brothers, Melvin Nester, Abe
.                                  Nester, Mark Nester and Raymond Nester, and half sister, Bessie Nester.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having
.                                  served during World War II. and was a recipient of the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He was a member of the Bassett
.                                  VFW Post. Surviving- Wife-Leevella Horton Nester-Stanleytown, VA, Daughter- Rose Ella Nester-Rocky Mount,
.                                  VA, Sons- Henry Nelson Nester and wife, Cindy- Fieldale, VA , Roger Allen Nester and wife, Diana-Ford, VA, Ten
.                                  Grandchildren- Seventeen Great Grandchildren- Brother- Wade Nester and wife, Lou-Martinsville, Funeral services
.                                  will be held Tuesday 2:00 P.M in the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. James Hensley officiating.
.                                  Interment will follow in the New Dublin Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Dublin with full military honors conducted at
.                                  the graveside by the Pulaski VFW Post 1184.....
.                            4. "
Martinsville Bulletin", 17 Sep 2006, marriage of Amanda Nicole Horton to William Niven Kinney IV.  She is the d/o
.                                  Kathy and Ronnie Horton, and gd of Richard and Marie Foley and Levella Horton Nester and the late Francis Hor-
.                                  ton.
.                            5.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Sam Eanes:  Levella Winesett Nester, 82, formerly of 91 Avenel Drive, Bassett, passed
.                                  away on January 28, 2014 at Blue Ridge Nursing Center of Stuart.  She was born on June 5, 1931 in Carroll County to
.                                  the late Jason Winesett and Sally Lawson Winesett. Levella was of the Holiness faith. Along with her parents she is
.                                  preceded in death by her first husband, Francis L. Horton and second husband, Calvin C. Nester; and her sister, Gen-
.                                  eva Hanks.  Levella is survived by her son, Ronald E. Horton, of Bassett; her daughters, Terressa H. Burnette and
.                                  husband, Charles of Critz, and Tammy H. Hooker and husband, Danny of Bassett; Eight grandchildren; Twenty-two
.                                  great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; two sisters,
.                                  Adelene Newman of Pulaski, VA, and Rhee Saunders of Willis, VA.  The family will receive friends on Saturday,
.                                  February 1, 2014 from 5-7 o'clock in the evening in the Bassett Funeral Service Chapel and other times at daughter,
.                                  Tammy's home, 79 Avenel Drive, Bassett. A funeral service will be conducted on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 2:00
.                                  o'clock in the afternoon in the Bassett Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Ray Fields officiating. Interment will follow
.                                  the service in Roselawn Burial Park.
.                            6.   https://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/home/index.cfm/obituaries/view/fh_id/13391/id/973362
.                                  Velvia J. Nester, 75, of Fork Mountain, went to be with her Lord on Monday, March 30, 2009 at Carilion Franklin
.                                  Memorial Hospital. Born April 4, 1933, in West Virginia to the late Sherman Caudill and the late Sythie Jane Shelton
.                                  Caudill. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one daughter, Betty Jane Hylton, Two Sisters: Fran-
.                                  ces Hunt and Shelva Jean Caudill, and Four Brothers: Ken Billy Caudill, Carl Thomas Caudill, Franklin Caudill, and
.                                  Donald Caudill. She was a member of the Baptist faith. Surviving are two sons: David Wright of Rocky Mount, and
.                                  Timothy Wright of Rocky Mount, Two Grandchildren, and One Great Granddaughter, One sister, Christine Frazier of
.                                  Bassett and One Brother, Sherman Caudill of Panther, West Virginia. Several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be
.                                  held Wednesday, April 1, 2009, from 7-9 p.m. in the South Chapel of Bassett Funeral Service. Funeral Services will be
.                                  held Thursday, April 2, 2009, 2:00 p.m. at Northside Baptist Church with the Rev. Ron Peal officiating. Burial will
.                                  follow in the family cemetery....
.                            7.   http://www.connerbowman.com/obituaries/Rose-Nester/#!/Obituary
.                                  Rose Ella Nester, 71, of Rocky Mount, VA passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017. She was born June 22, 1946
.                                  the daughter of the late Calvin Coolidge Nester, Sr. and Sarah Ellen Horton Nester. She was a longtime employee of the
.                                  Department of Aging for Franklin County. Surviving are daughter, Sandy Via; three sons, Chad Boyd, Ricky Stegall,
.                                  Todd Boyd; 13 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; two brothers, Roger Nester, Henry Nester. Graveside services will
.                                  be conducted 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 4, at Roselawn Burial Park in Martinsville, VA....
.  Pictures below from www.findagrave.com
.    Added by SWVA Genealogical Searcher
.          Levella Winesett Nester  
.  Picture from
.            Added by Sam Eanes
.   Velvia Josephine Nester  
.  Picture from her obituary