Dove Lipscomb Nestor 1901-2002 Obituary

Dove Lipscomb Nestor 1901-2002 Obituary

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Dove Lipscomb Nestor, 101, a resident of Parsons, departed this life Saturday evening, Nov. 30, 2002, at Tucker Community Care at Parsons. She had been in declining health for the past two weeks and death was attributed to heart failure.

She was born on Sunday, April 7, 1901, at Leadmine, the daughter of the late Elemuel M. Lipscomb and Alice O. VanMeter Lipscomb.

On March 1, 1924, she was married to Schley A. Nestor, who preceded her in death .

She is survived by one daughter, Faitha N. Flanagan, Parsons; two sisters-in-law, Pearl Nestor, Fountain, and Mrs. Robert (Rose) Nestor, Grafton; her grandchildren, Paris Woodell and husband, Don, Newport, N.C., Gordon “Bud” Flanagan and wife, Elsie, Oberlin, Ohio, and Barbara Sturm and Jerry, Parsons; five great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Lancaster and husband, Scott, Parsons, Jerry H. Sturm, Parsons, Howard Lee Flanagan Sr. and wife, Jane, LaGrange, Ohio, James W. Flanagan, and wife, Cindy, Elyria, Ohio, and David W. Flanagan and wife, Rebecca, Kipton, Ohio; seven great-great-grandchildren, Jacob and Hannah Lancaster, Parsons, Howard Lee Jr. and Ashley Flanagan, La Grange, Ohio, Michael James and Cassie Flanagan, Elyria, Ohio, and Madison Flanagan, Kipton, Ohio; and several cousins, nieces and nephews in the area.

Preceding her in death were two brothers, Cyrus T. Lipscomb and Ira M.. Lipscomb; and two sisters, Hettie P. Selders and Anna M. Dumire.

Mrs. Nestor attended the Shaffertown School, was a practical nurse and worked at the spun stores for the Celanese Corp. until she retired in 1958.

Being one of the first women automobile drivers, she was a traveling salesperson, traveling all around the United States.

She was a member of the Danville Church of the Brethren at Danville, Md.

Mrs. Nestor was very active throughout her lifetime, and up until the time of her death kept busy with household chores and enjoyed shopping.

Friends will be received at the Barb & Greenlief Funeral Home on Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Wednesday morning, Mrs. Nestor will then be moved to the Danville Church of the Brethren where friends will be received from noon until 2 p.m., the funeral hour. Pastors Bob and Louise Nealis will officiate and interment will follow at the Waxler Cemetery at Danville, Md. The Barb & Greenlief Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Dove Lipscomb Nestor.

Dove Lipscomb Nestor 1901-2002 Obituary

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