Josephine Acres Nitzschke, age 89, of Sunbright, passed away Friday April 14, 2017 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was a member of the Sunbright United Methodist Church and Sunbright Chapter 303 Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her three sons and daughters-in-law: Johnny and Connie, Steve and Betty, and Rick and Marta Nitzschke; daughter-in-law: Donita Edwards; 5 grandchildren: Daryl, Dana, Stace, Richard and Shannon; 11 great-grandchildren: Dalton, Holly, Dawson, Zack, Cody, Colton, KinleyRae, Brenton, Lelend, Brantley and Jaxon; great-great grandson: Tatum; brothers: Bobby, Johnny and David Acres; sisters: Pat Chambers and Phyllis Acres; sister-in-law: Polly Mayes; special niece: Janet Galloway; along with a host of other nieces, nephews, family, friends and loved ones.
The family will receive friends Monday April 17, 2017 from 6 to 8 pm at the Sunbright Methodist Family Life Center. Funeral services will follow at 8 pm. An Eastern Star service will follow. Graveside services will be Tuesday at 11 am in the Sunbright Cemetery.