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Nellie Irene Peters Truesdale Lemaster, 84 of Burnsville, NC left this earth for her heavenly home on Friday May 11, 2018
She was born in Goshen, VA to the late Emma Harper Peters and Charles Harry Peters on November 10, 1933. She was a graduate of Goshen High School and attended Berea College. She was a wife to the late Richard Franklin Lemaster, Sr.
In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by two brothers: Charles Thomas and James Paul Peters; two sisters: Ella Mae Warren and Lilly Frances Altizer; two sons: Michael Wayne and Thomas Earl Lemaster and a great- granddaughter, Faith Ann Potter.
Nellie is survived by 3 sons: Charles (Chuck) Howard Lemaster and wife, Mila, of Burnsville, NC, Claude (Buddy) Elliot Lemaster of Columbus, NC, Richard Franklin Lemaster, Jr. of Duluth, Minnesota and 5 daughters: Rose Elaine Lemaster of Palmyra, VA, Carol Sue Riley and husband, Woodrow, of Staunton, VA, Laurie Jean Lemaster of Dickerson, MD, Linda Ellen Lemaster of Davenport, CA and Paula Ann Fontes and husband, Louie, of Avondale, Arizona.
Nellie has 3 sisters surviving: Lucy Pederson of Swoope, VA, Gertrude Widener of Staunton, VA and Mary Alice Meharg of Cerritas, CA.
Nellie is survived by 18 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren: Linda (Nerissa, Choz and Deon), Dick, Jr. (Jennifer, Jonathan, Dave), Paula (Phillip, Richard), Laurie (Denise), Buddy-(Rhiannon), Michael (Rose), Carol (Troy, Larry, Christina and Deborah), Chuck (Charles, Howard) and Rose (Deidra)
By Nellie's request there will be no service and she asks instead that you cherish your memories of her.