Eileen Frances "Chris" Nestor, 84, a resident of Eastbrook Rehabilitation Center and St. Albans, W.Va., entered the gates of Glory after fighting a good fight on Jan. 28, 2014.
She was born on Oct. 28, 1929, in Kingwood, W.Va., 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, Ohio, Sharon (David) Phillips of Akron, Ohio, the Rev. Dr. Steven W. (Bonnie) Nestor of St. Albans, W.Va., 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; seven great-grandchildren, Drew, Devin, Abby, Betta, Logan, Eli and Alana; two sisters, Shirley (Milton) Hunter and Elaine Riha; one brother, Howard (Karen) Pyles; and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life service will be 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at Parkersburg First Church, Parkersburg, the church where she raised her children. Her cremains will be entombed with that of her husband's 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.