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Obituary for Nellie Katherine Carter

Nellie Katherine Nester Carter, 82 of Thaxton, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at her residence. She was born on Thursday, January 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 & 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 & wife, Patricia all of Thaxton; her daughters, Mary Jane Wilson & husband, Roger of Moneta, Nellie Louise Whorley & husband, Bo, Rachel Ann Bresett & husband, Thomas all of Thaxton; six grandchildren, Kathy, Wayne, Kevin, Justin, Courtney & Katelyn; four great-grandchildren, Bethany, Kayley, Jaidon & 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 will be held on Friday, September 20, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Rev. Larry Myers officiating. Interment will follow in Cool Springs Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday after 12 noon and the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.

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