Joyce Marie Ridpath Nester, 71, of Pulaski, passed away peacefully in her home, Thursday Dec. 20, 2012.
She was escorted by heavenly angels into the presence of her Lord and savior. She was born in Pulaski June 30, 1941, the daughter of the late Rev. Daniel Ridpath and Bertie Thornton Ridpath. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Scott, and several brothers and sisters. She was a former employee of Pulaski Furniture Corp. She was a member of Abundant Life Ministries, Pulaski.
Surviving are her husband, Bill Nester; daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Jeremiah Hicks and Sandi and Ricky Hoback; sister and brother-in-law, Pat and Oscar Stoots; brothers and sisters-in-law, Conrad and Wanda Ridpath, Michael and Linda Ridpath and Al and Susan Ridpath; grandchildren, Angie Scott, Jacob Scott and Ashley Arehart;
great-grandchildren, Braeden and Conner Arehart, Katelyn and Matthew Tabor, and her four-legged child, Lexi.
Visiting will be held Saturday, Dec. 22, 5-7 p.m., at Abundant Life Ministries on Route 11. Funeral services will be held at 7, after visiting at the church, with the Rev. Randall Lawrence officiating. A graveside service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in Thornspring Church Cemetery. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.