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Nellie Louise (Gorby) Tustin

June 16, 1944 — January 7, 2020

Nellie Louise (Gorby) Tustin, age 75, of Richhill Twp., Greene County, passed away at 5:46 p.m. in Washington Hospital, Tuesday, January 7, 2020 after being in failing health the past several years.

Born June 16, 1944 in Marshall County, WV., she is the daughter of the late Martin and Amanda (Williams) Gorby.

Nellie was a member of Bristoria Baptist Church, Holbrook, where she was their Sunday School Teacher. She was a former member of Sugar Grove Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday School Teacher and the Custodian. Nellie was a former member of Aleppo Grange, now known as Harvey-Aleppo Grange. She was a former care giver for the elderly in Marshall and Greene County, as long as her health permitted. Nellie was an avid volunteer for community events including the Aleppo Twp. food pantry. She was an animal lover. Nellie collected chicken salt and pepper shakers.

She is survived by three children, Willie (Jody Webster) Tustin, with whom Nellie made her home with, Tina (Arnold) Wickham, of Wind Ridge, PA and Candace “Candie” (Jason) Webster, of Graysville, PA; seven grandchildren, Stacy Phillips, Brandon Wickham, Michael Tustin, Patience Webster, Amanda Behm, Travis Minton and Noah Webster; eleven great-grandchildren; four sisters, Christine “Christy” (Charles) Johnson, of Jollytown, PA, Doris “Sue” Pendergast, of Georgetown, WV, Wanda Vitagliano, of Carmichaels, PA and ErmaJean Barnhart “Sis”, of Deep Valley, PA; five brothers, Joe (Susan Hill) Gorby, of Georgetown, WV, Larry (Marge) Gorby, of Littleton, WV, Don (Mary) Gorby, of Littleton, WV, Frank (Mary Howard) Gorby, of Littleton, WV and Thomas (Zelma) Gorby, of Charleston, WV.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her former husband, Howard William Tustin, Sr.; companion of nine years, Walter McDowell; two brothers, Alvin Gorby and Charles Howard Gorby in infancy; one grandchild, Christopher Minton.

Friends will be received on Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 2-8 p.m. at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181. A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Gary Crawford, officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Richhill Twp., PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bristoria Baptist Church, 899 Bristoria Rd. Holbrook, PA 15341.

Please view and sign the online tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.

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Visitation

Sunday, January 12, 2020

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.

3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359

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Service

Monday, January 13, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.

3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359

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Graveside

Monday, January 13, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Fairview Cemetery Association

PO Box 102, Graysville, PA 15337

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