Josephine Acres Nitzschke, 89, of Sunbright, passed away April 14, 2017, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Audney and Thelma Acres; husband, Harold Nitzschke; grandsons: Marc Allen, and Stevon, Lucas, and Dustin Nitzschke; brothers: Norman, Philip, and Thomas Acres; and sister, Iona Hammonds.

She was a member of Sunbright United Methodist Church and Sunbright Chapter 303 Order of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by her sons: Johnny (Connie), Steve (Betty), and Rick (Marta) Nitzschke; daughter-in-law, Donita Edward; grandchildren: Daryl, Dana, Stace, Richard, and Shannon; 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; and several other nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was conducted April 17, at Sunbright Methodist family Life Center with Rev. Tom Robbins and Rev. David Acres officiating. An Eastern Star service followed. Graveside service was conducted April 18, at Sunbright Cemetery.

Arrangements by Davis Funeral Home.

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