Eileen Frances “Chris” Nestor, 84 a resident of Eastbrook Rehabilitation Center, and St. Albans, WV entered the gates of Glory, after fighting a good fight on Tuesday, January 28, 2014.
She was born on October 28, 1929 in Kingwood, WV, the daughter of the late Frank Christopher and Josephine Tichnell. She was married to the love of her life, Carl Nestor, Jr. for 46 years, prior to his death in 1994.
Chris taught Sunday school for 44 years at Parkersburg First Church and Vienna Church of the Nazarene, She enjoyed crafting, loved gospel music and was employed in the retail industry for more than 40 years.
At the time of her death, she was a member of St. Albans Church of the Nazarene.
She is survived by four children, Carl E. Nestor, of Coolville,OH., Sharon (David) Phillips of Akron, OH; Rev. Steven W. (Bonnie) Nestor of St Albans, WV; and Carolyn M. (Herb) Crouch of Fredericksburg, VA; six grandchildren, Jodi (Mitch) Roberts, Andy (Becci) Nestor, Joy (Bob) Higgins, Sarah (Ron) Hayes, Scott (Marie) Kerns and Taylor Nestor; plus seven great grand-children, Drew, Devin, Abby, Betta, Logan, Eli, and Alana; two sisters, Shirley (Milton) Hunter, Elaine Riha; one brother, Howard (Karen) Pyles, and several nieces and nephews.
Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Parkersburg First Church, Parkersburg, WV, the church where she raised her children. Her cremains will be entombed with that of her husbands at Quantico National Cemetery in the spring.
The family would like to thank the staff of Eastbrook for their wonderful care in our mother’s final days. There will be no funeral per her request.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Nazarene Youth Camp Program where her son, Steven is pastoring, St. Albans Church of the Nazarene, 719 Hansford Street, St Albans, WV 25177.
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Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home has been entrusted to handle the arrangements.