In memory of
Nellie N. Carter
Nellie Katherine Nester Carter, 82 of Thaxton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 at her residence. She was born on Thursday, Jan. 8, 1931 in Bedford County, a daughter of the late Sidney Albert Nester and Eula Gertrude Creasy Nester. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ira Burton Carter, a son, Paul Albert Carter, four brothers, Ray, Wayne, Bill and James Edward Nester and a sister, Peggy Goff. She was a retired from Woodhaven Nursing Home as a Nurses Aide and Cook. Surviving are her sons, Calvin Burton Carter, Marvin Lee Carter and wife, Patricia all of Thaxton; her daughters, Mary Jane Wilson and husband, Roger of Moneta, Nellie Louise Whorley and husband, Bo, Rachel Ann Bresett and husband, Thomas all of Thaxton; six grandchildren, Kathy, Wayne, Kevin, Justin, Courtney and Katelyn; four great-grandchildren, Bethany, Kayley, Jaidon and Colton, four sisters, Gladys Dooley of Bedford, Betty Goff of Big Island, Shirley Nichols of Salem, Nancy Carter of Bedford and a special friend, Peggy Carter Nester. Funeral services were held on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 at 1 pm at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Rev. Larry Myers officiating. Interment followed in Cool Springs Cemetery. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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