Sue Nell Deal Nessmith, age 87, passed away at home on Tuesday May 24, 2022 surrounded by family. She was the daughter of James Cecil and Ollie Mae Alderman Deal.
Sue enjoyed time with family, watching cop shows, Andy Griffith, cooking, crocheting, her flowers, talking on the phone with her church family and writing stories and reading.
She is preceded in death by her husband Lesley Lee Nessmith, her parents, grandson Terry Nessmith and great grandson Dallas Kirrkland, and sisters Shelby Jean Ranew and Joy Drapalik.
Surviving are her four children; sons Don Nessmith of Brooklet, Tony (Debra) Nessmith of Statesboro, Ronnie (Lisa) Nessmith, and a daughter Krista Caton of Brooklet, and her brother Edgar Dwain Deal of Statesboro. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 11:00 am at Brannen Family Cemetery on Westside Road, officiating by Pastor John Hanna with Mr. Bryan Sparks assisting. There will be a visitation an hour before the service at graveside.
Pallbearers will be Cody Nessmith, Casey Nessmith, Cori Nessmith, Blake Salter, Lee Nessmith and Timmy Nessmith.
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Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.