Carolyn Sue Nester

Carolyn Sue Nester, 87, of Kenova, WV., passed away Friday, April 21, 2023 at the Community Hospice Care Center. Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at Rollins Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Leach officiating. Interment will follow in Spring Valley Memory Gardens. Carolyn was born November 3, 1935 in Norton, VA. a daughter of the late Elijah Herbert and Lena Swanson Clay. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband Douglas Ray Nester; one sister Sondra Hewlett; three brothers George Roland Clay, Henry Reginald Clay and Darrell Taylor Clay and a precious granddaughter Lauren Nester. She is survived by her five children and their spouses Michael Ray Nester (Carla), Steven Douglas Nester (Sera), Valinda Sue Imes (William), Reginald Allen Nester (Cindy) and Lisa Gayle Maynard (Jimmie); two brothers and a sister -in-law Ralph Denny Clay (Barbara) and Larry Brooks Clay; sister-in-law Linda Clay; nine adorable grandchildren Megan, John, Micah, Nathan, Andrea, Samantha, Doug, Sacha and Jessica and seventeen great-grandchildren, each of whom thought they were number one. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at

2 Replies to “Carolyn Sue Nester”

  1. I’m so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a lovely lady and I know she will be greatly missed. I’m sorry I couldn’t be with you today. Prayers for comfort and courage as you walk through the coming days and months. You are loved!

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