Nellie Etchison

ETCHISON, Nellie Lou Zwick, 83, of Wheeling passed away on Friday, October 18, 2013, at Wheeling Hospital.

She was born May 5, 1930, in Wheeling, WV, daughter of the late Jefferson and Jennie Oliver Zwick.

Mrs. Etchison was a graduate of Wheeling High School and the Wheeling Hospital School of Nursing.

She was a former registered nurse at Wheeling Hospital and Director of Nursing for 20 years at Good Shepherd Nursing Home. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Wheeling, and a member of the Wheeling Hospital Nurses Alumni.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Etchison.

Surviving are two sons, Robert L. Etchison and his wife, Cheryl of Valley Grove, WV, and Jeff Etchison and his wife, Sandy of Bremo Bluff, VA; a daughter, Darla Deinlein of Abilene, TX; brother, Donald Lee Zwick and his wife Gail of Cameron, WV; six grandchildren, Ashley, Amber, Lyndsay, Emily, Seth and Gabrielle; two step-grandchildren, Amanda and Patrick; and seven great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling (304-242-2311), where services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, October 21, 2013, with the Reverend Darrin E. Wright officiating.

Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, WV.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 1470 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003.

Personal condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral. com.