.        Edward Guy Nester, 1938 -   , s/o Carrington Guy Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

I12223   Edward Guy Nester,9                                    I1222  (Carrington,8,John,7,Currin,6,Zion,5,Jonathan,4,Jacob,3)
.                    "Eddie"
.                      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.

.                      issue:

1.   Patty Ann Nester, b ca 1965, m Johnny Brian Mullins, b ca 1962.
.                            Of Sumiton in 2008.
.                            issue:
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.
.                            issue:
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