|. Edward Guy Nester, 1938 - , s/o Carrington Guy Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I12223 Edward Guy Nester,9 I1222 (Carrington,8,John,7,Currin,6,Zion,5,Jonathan,4,Jacob,3)
. b 1938 Wythe Co, Va.
. m Mar 1964 Walker Co, Ala to Sarah Viola Wilson, b 5 May 1946, d 17 Mar 2008 Birmingham, Ala (SSDI Ala), bur Shanghi
. Cem, Quinton, Walker Co, Ala.
. Edward was stationed at Cape Charles AFB, Northampton Co, Va in 1975.
. Of Sumiton, Ala in 2008. Sarah's LR: Empire, Walker Co, Ala.
. 1. Patty Ann Nester, b ca 1965, m Johnny Brian Mullins, b ca 1962.
. Of Sumiton in 2008.
. a. Holly Mullins.
. b. Rachel A. Mullins, b ca 1985.
. c. Zach Mullins, b ca 1992.
. 2. Rita Lynn Nester, b 22 Jan 1975 Nassawodix, Northampton Co, Va, m Shannon S. Bradford, b ca 1973.
. She was adoped by Edward and Sarah Nester when she was 9 days old.
. She says the doctor who delivered her was Dr. A.W.D. Mears. Acc to Ref 3 below, she was the d/o V. Dean Mears.
. See Dean's picture below.
. Of Hayden, Ala in 2008.
. a. Elizabeth Bradford.
. b. Christopher Bradford.
. Ref: 1. Bell Funeral Home Sumiton website: Mrs. Sarah Nester, age 61 of Sumiton died Monday, March 17, 2008, at St.
. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at New Temple
. Baptist Church in Bagley with burial in Shanghi Cemetery in Quinton. Rev. Wayne Shelton will officiate. Visitation
. will be 12:00 to 2:00 Wednesday at the church. Mrs. Nester is survived by her husband, of 44 years, Edward G.
. Nester of Sumiton; daughters, Patty Mullins and her husband, Johnny of Sumiton and Rita Bradford and her hus-
. band, Shannon of Hayden; grandchildren, Holly, Rachel, and Zach Mullins of Sumiton and Elizabeth and Christo-
. pher Bradford of Hayden; sister, Reba Moore and her husband, Bo of Hueytown; brothers, Donald Wilson of
. Sumiton, Michael Wilson and his wife, Janice of Dora, John Wilson and his wife, Lisa of Dora, and Richard Wilson
. and his wife, Kay of Argo; niece, Megan Moore of Hueytown; nephews, Terry Wilson, Doug Wilson, Matt
. Wilson, Ben Wilson, and Daniel Wilson all of Dora.
. 2. From www.facebook.com, 29 Jan 2013: Ritas Adoption Search January 24. Hey, Please share this photo. I need to
. get this from coast to coast in hopes of helping me contact any of my birth family!!! I need yalls help. Thanks
. My name is Rita Lynn Nester Bradford. I was born January 22, 1975 at 1:14 pm at Nassawadox, VA. I was
. adopted when I was 9 days old to Edward & Sarah Nester. My adopted dad was stationed at the Cape Charles Air
. Force Base. My given name was Baby Girl Drummond. The lawyer who handled my adoption was C. Lester
. Drummond Law Firm(deceased). The social worker's name was Ms. Mills. The Dr. who delivered me was Dr. A.
. W. D. Mears (deceased). I have found out, I have a brother. Anyone with information please contact Rita's
. Adoption Search on Facebook.
. 3. Doughty Funeral Home (Exmore, Va) website:V. Dean Mears, 73, husband of the late Mary Shields Mears and a
. resident of Exmore, VA, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015, at his residence. A native of Onley, VA and reared
. in Exmore, he was the son of the late Earl B. Mears and the late Ruth Roberts Mears. He was the retired owner of
. Dean’s Signs, a musician, and a U.S. Coast Guard Veteran. He was a member of Exmore Baptist Church and Viet-
. nam Veterans of America Chapter #614. He is survived by four children, Sheryl Dean Mears of Lakeland, FL,
. Tony Martin Mears and Lyle Ray Mears, both of Exmore, Rita Nester Bradford and her husband, Shannon, of
. Warrior, AL; a sister, Delores “Dee” Phippin and her husband, Vaughn, of Weirwood, VA; five grandchildren; and
. one great grandson. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at 2:00 PM at Exmore Baptist
. Church with Pastor Jonathan Carpenter officiating. Interment will follow in the Belle Haven Cemetery. Family will
. join friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to
. Exmore Baptist Church, 11624 Occohannock Road, Exmore, VA 23350.
. [Dean was Verice Dean Myers, b 27 Oct 1941.]
. [Mary S. Mears, b 28 Jun 1941, d 15 Jul 2006, bur Belle Haven Cem, Accomack Co. Her LR: Exmore. SSDI gives
. her name as Mary M. Mears. Acc to www.findagrave.com, she was d/o Louis Stewart Shield and Dorothy
. Martin Whaley. Her obit does not name Rita Nester Bradford, but names children Ray Mears, Tony Martin
. Mears, and Sheryl Dean Mears.]
. [Exmore is in Northampton Co, Va, about 20-25 miles north of Cape Charles.]
. [Onley, Va is in Accomack Co, Va, about 15 miles north of Exmore.]
. [Earl B. Mears, b 1915, was s/o George D. and Margaret N. Mears, who were living in Accomack Co in 1920.]
. [Ruth R. Mears, b 28 Aug 1915, d 14 May 1989, and her LR: Exmore, Northampton Co.]
|. V. Dean Mears
. Picture from his obituary