Bishop Henry A. Nisley

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Henry A. Nisley

Birthplace: Holmes County, Ohio, United States
Death: Died in Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Abner D. Nisley and Barbara M. Beachy
Husband of <private> Nisley (Yoder)
Father of <private> Nisley; <private> Nisley; <private> Miller (Nisley); <private> Hershberger (Nisley); <private> Yoder (Nisley) and 2 others
Brother of <private> Nisley; <private> Nisley; Fanny A. Nisley; <private> Mast (Nisley); <private> Weaver (Nisley) and 3 others

Managed by: Tim Johnson
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Immediate Family

    • <private> Nisley (Yoder)
    • <private> Nisley
    • <private> Nisley
    • <private> Miller (Nisley)
    • <private> Hershberger (Nisley)
    • <private> Yoder (Nisley)
    • <private> Hershberger (Nisley)
    • <private> Wengerd (Nisley)
    • <private> Nisley
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About Bishop Henry A. Nisley

MILLERSBURG -- Bishop Henry A. Nisley, 72, of 4506 Township Road 119, passed away Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at 8:55 p.m. at his home following a brief illness.

He was born June 23, 1942, in Holmes County to the late Abner D. and Barbara (Beachy) Nisley. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

He is survived by his wife, the former Edna B. Yoder, whom he married May 24, 1954; two sons and five daughters, Aden (Verna) Nisley of Baltic, Malva (Rebecca) Nisley of Millersburg, Barbara (Melvin) Miller of the home, Amanda (Dan) Hershberger of Sugarcreek, Nettie (Ivan) Yoder and Erma (Roy) Hershberger, both of Millersburg, and Mary (Henry) Wengerd of Fresno; 48 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brothers Jonas (Amanda) Nisley of Butler, Emanuel (Mary, deceased) Nisley of Baltic and Dan (Ella) Nisley of Millersburg; sisters Fannie Nisley of Millersburg, Lizzie Ann (Noah, deceased) Mast of Baltic and Amanda (Ben, deceased) Weaver of Michigan; and sister-in-law Ada Nisley of Butler.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Mose Nisley of Butler and his sister, Lovina Nisley of Millersburg.

Services will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Nisley residence with minister Mose Hershberger officiating. Burial will be in Nisley Cemetery in Clark Township, Holmes County.

Friends may call anytime at the residence.

Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek.

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Bishop Henry A. Nisley's Timeline

June 23, 1942
Holmes County, Ohio, United States
February 15, 2015
Age 72
Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio, United States