Josephine Acres Nitzschke, age 89, of Sunbright, TN

Mrs. Josephine Acres Nitzschke, age 89 of Sunbright, passed away Friday April 14, 2017 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was a member of the Sunbright United Methodist Church and Sunbright Chapter 303 Order of the Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Harold Nitzschke.

Her parents: Audney and Thelma Acres.

Four grandsons: Marc Allen, Stevon, Lucas and Dustin Nitzschke.

Three brothers: Norman, Philip, and Thomas Acres.

And one sister: Iona Hammonds.

She is survived by her three sons and daughters-in-law: Johnny and Connie, Steve and Betty, and Rick and Marta Nitzschke.

One daughter-in-law: Donita Edwards.

Five grandchildren: Daryl, Dana, Stace, Richard and Shannon.

Eleven Great Grandchildren: Dalton, Holly, Dawson, Zack, Cody, Colton, KinleyRae, Brenton, Lelend, Brantley and Jaxon.

One Great-Great Grandson: Tatum.

Three brothers: Bobby, Johnny and David Acres.

Two sisters: Pat Chambers and Phyllis Acres.

One sister-in-law: Polly Mayes.

A special niece: Janet Galloway along with a host of other nieces, nephews, family, friends and loved ones.

The family will receive friends Monday April 17, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Sunbright Methodist Family Life Center. Funeral services will follow at 8:00 PM with Rev. Tom Robbins and Rev. David Acres officiating. An Eastern Star service will follow. Graveside services will be Tuesday morning at 11:00 AM in the Sunbright Cemetery.