Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

February 28, 2013

Essie Mae Nisbet

CHESTERFIELD, Va. — Essie Mae Nisbet, 88, of Lucy Corr Village Chesterfield, Va., formerly of Princeton, passed away on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at the Lucy Corr Village.

Essie was born on April 6, 1924 in Crumpler to the late Joe and Iretta Stanley Clements. She had been a resident of Lucy Corr Village for the past eight years and was a member of Beverly Hills United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace Nisbet; two brothers, Joe Junior Clements and Billy Clements; and one sister, Betty Tollison.   

Survivors include one son, Ron Nisbet and wife Becky of Ona; three daughters, June Rucker of Richmond, Va., Patty Collins and husband Roland of Woodbury, Tenn. and Kim Crone of Vincent, Ohio; one brother, Jim Clements and wife Nancy of Chesterfield, Va.; two sisters, Dorothy Taylor of Chesterfield, Va. and Mary Hollis of Bluefield; eight grandchildren, Karen Wright and husband Keith, Bryan Collins, Abby Jenkins and husband Tim, Amber Nisbet Hodgdon and husband Brett, Melissa Neff Gould and husband Steven, Michael Neff and wife Ashley, Matthew Potts and Joshua Potts; and four great-grandchildren, Cody Wright, Conner Jenkins, Kydan Potts and Jeorjia Potts.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at noon at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Bluewell, with the Rev. James Milam officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell.

Friends and family may call at the funeral home on Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at noon.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations are made to your local hospice, fire departments or favorite charity.  

Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the Nisbet family.

Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • George Pearis Damewood III George Pearis Damewood III

    WARRENTON, Va. — George Pearis Damewood III of Warrenton, VA passed away April 16, 2014 at Sunrise Assisted Living, VA on his 88th birthday.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jerry Van Goforth

    BRUSHFORK — Jerry Van Goforth 70 of Brushfork, WV passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV.

    April 19, 2014

  • Ricky Lane Slade Ricky Lane Slade

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ricky Lane Slade, age 48, of Charlotte, NC, formerly of Bluefield, VA, passed away in Charlotte on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Emily Elizabeth “Betty” Barrett Emily Elizabeth “Betty” Barrett

    PRINCETON — Emily Elizabeth “Betty” Barrett, 89, of The Havens, New Hope Road, Princeton, departed from this life early Sunday morning, April 13, 2014 at Serenity Place on the Browns Ridge Road, Lerona.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Smith Thomas Carr Smith Thomas Carr

    MONROE, N.C. — Smith Thomas Carr, age 37, of Monroe, NC, formerly of Rocky Gap, VA, died on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 following a tree accident on his job.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Iris O'Quinn McClanahan Iris O'Quinn McClanahan

    ABINGDON, Va. — Iris O'Quinn McClanahan, age 81, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Grace Health Care.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Norma J. Meadows Norma J. Meadows

    POUNDING MILL, Va. — Norma J. Meadows, age 84, of Pounding Mill, Virginia entered into eternal rest in Abingdon, Virginia on Thursday, April 17, 2014 after an extended illness.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • James (Jimmy) Joseph Groten James (Jimmy) Joseph Groten

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — James (Jimmy) Joseph Groten, age 24, of Bluefield, VA, passed away, April 14, 2014.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Harry Edward Kight Harry Edward Kight

    DEEP CREEK LAKE, Md. — Harry Edward Kight, age 89, of Deep Creek Lake, MD and Severna Park, MD, passed away on April 15, 2014 in Severna Park.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kenneth Dean Jackson Sr. Kenneth Dean Jackson Sr.

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — Kenneth Dean Jackson, Sr., Bluefield, VA, died on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo