SHERMAN - Susan Lamae Nissley, 65, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 10. She was born March 27, 1949 in Aberdeen, MD, the daughter of Howard and Sarah Atkins.
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She married her high school sweetheart, Stephen John Nissley, on April 24, 1970. Susie was a pastor's wife for many years and touched many lives. Her beautiful smile and sweet spirit will always be remembered. She was beloved by everyone who knew her and will be greatly missed. She dearly loved the Lord she served and is now seeing Him face to face. She leaves behind a godly legacy of 8 children who are all serving the Lord in various states and countries as pastors, missionaries and Christian businessmen. Although our hearts are broken at the loss of our beloved wife and mother, we rejoice knowing she is completely healed and rejoicing with her Savior in Heaven. Only eternity will show the impact Susie had on this world.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Stephen J. Nissley of Sherman; John Nissley and his wife, Stacey of Churchville, VA, Jim Nissley and his wife, Angie of Buffalo Gap, VA, Carole Ann Shull and her husband Chris of Ilulisst, Greenland, Stephen Nissley and his wife, Robin of Rising Sun, MD, Andrew Nissley and his wife Josie of Limestone, New Brunswick, Canada, Rebekah Walton and her husband, Caleb of Ceciltown, MD, Timothy Nissley of Hendersonville, NC and Rachael Nissley of Sherman; 19 grandchildren. Two brothers Howard and Preston Atkins of Airville, PA. One Sister, Mary Wilson of Delta, PA.
A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the County Road Baptist Church, New Limerick and another memorial service will be held 7 p.m. on Friday, August 15th at the New Freedom Baptist Church, 222 Constitutional Ave, New Freedom, PA, with the Dr. Mark Hopkins officiating all ceremonies. For an online memory book and to leave condolences please visit http://www.bowersfuneral.com/
Published in BDN Maine on Aug. 12, 2014