Hoggatt, Martha Nester

On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, Martha Ellen Nester Hoggatt passed away to be with the Lord. Martha, who was known to many as “Bossy,” was born in Parrott, Va. on February 22, 1938. She was preceded in death by her son, Captain Kenneth D. Hoggatt, USAF; her parents, Macy and Irvin Nester; her sister, Maxine Demers and her brothers, Harold “Sonny” Nester, and Lewis Nester. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Edward Hoggatt; brother, Estell Nester and sisters, Ann Dickinson and Georgia Lovern; daughters, Kristie Kelm, Karen Sanders, and Kim Hicks; grandchildren, Graham Weigel, Kenneth Sanders, Alexander Kelm, Natalie Sanders, Jack Sanders; and great granddaughter Isabelle Weigel. In addition, she leaves behind many nieces and nephews. Martha met her husband Ed while serving in the United States Air Force in Wichita Falls, Texas. During her life, she worked as a pediatric nurse for many years. She loved her family, church, gardening, and her involvement in the local Republican Party. Burial and funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time, but final interment will be at Quantico National Cemetery in Quantico, Va.