Nester, Elsie Dobbins

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Elsie Dobbins Nester, 88, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at her home in Radford. She will be greeted at Heaven’s Gates by her beloved husband, Raymond Early Nester. Also preceding her in death were her parents, James and Ida Dobbins; son-in-law, Gary Nicewander; granddaughter, DeeDee Handy Miller; sisters, Jodi Jones, Geraldine Shelton, Barbara Wells, and Katherine Bruce; and brothers, James (Bud) Dobbins, Jr., and Denis (Denny) Dobbins.

Survivors include her daughters, Debbie Nicewander of Parrott, and Shelby Handy of Radford; granddaughter and her husband, Terri and Jeff Hagar of Belspring; great grandchildren, Bailey and Mason Hagar; nephew, Barry Ratcliffe of Kauffman, Texas; special friends, Sherry Sutphin and Sandy Dolinger; special “third daughter”, Sandra Long; and many other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. on Monday, July 6, 2020 at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. with Pastor Danny Newman officiating. Interment will follow in West View Cemetery in Radford.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Radford Fire and Rescue Department, 1500 Wadsworth St, Radford, VA 24141.

The Nester family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.