Josephine Acres Nitzschke Sunbright, TN Mrs. Josephine Acres Nitzschke, age 89, of Sunbright, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was a member of the Sunbright United Methodist Church and Sunbright Chapter 303 Order of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Nitzschke; her parents, Audney and Thelma Acres; four grandsons, Marc Allen, Stevon, Lucas, and Dustin Nitzschke; three brothers, Norman, Philip, and Thomas Acres; and one sister, Iona Hammonds. She is survived by her three sons and daughters-in-law, Johnny and Connie, Steve and Betty, and Rick and Marta Nitzschke; one daughter-in-law, Donita Edwards; five grandchildren, Daryl, Dana, Stace, Richard, and Shannon; eleven great-grandchildren, Dalton, Holly, Dawson, Zack, Cody, Colton, KinleyRae, Brenton, Lelend, Brantley, and Jaxon; one great-great-grandson, Tatum; three brothers, Bobby, Johnny, and David Acres; two sisters, Pat Chambers and Phyllis Acres; one sister-in-law, Polly Mayes; a special niece, Janet Galloway; along with a host of other nieces, nephews, family, friends, and loved ones. The family will receive friends Monday, April 17, 2017, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, at the Sunbright Methodist Family Life Center. Funeral services will follow at 8:00 PM, with Rev. Tom Robbins and Rev. David Acres officiating. An Eastern Star service will follow. Graveside services will be Tuesday morning, at 11:00 AM in the Sunbright Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.davisfuneralhomes.com . Davis Funeral Home, Wartburg, in charge of arrangements.
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