ANDOVER, Ohio – Nettie Morse Carmichael Fetters, age 82, died on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at UPMC Horizon Hospital in Greenville, Pennsylvania, surrounded by her children.
She was born on January 17, 1935, in Leroy, Ohio, a daughter of Julia Avis (Rogers) and Ernest Franz Morse.
Nettie was a 1953 graduate of Gustavus High School.
A lifetime area resident, Nettie was the office nurse for the Kinsman Clinic over 30 years and then worked for Dr. Harlan Waid, Jr. for ten years.
On November 7, 1993 she married Roger D. Fetters, Sr.
She was a member of the Andover First United Methodist Church and formerly attended the Methodist churches in Kinsman and Cherry Valley.
Nettie belonged to the United Methodist Women, Order of the Eastern Star, Covered Bridge Chapter No. 591 of Hartford and the Rebekah Albino Chapter No. 773 of Dorset.
She had a passion for projects. Nettie would accept all as family, no one was a stranger, as she made friends wherever she was.
Nettie is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of nearly 12 years, Roger D. Fetters, Sr. and her sisters, Bessie M. Siekkinen and Mary E. Clay.
Survivors include two daughters, Carla E. (Hank) Smith of Hartford and Bette J. (Dominic) Gualtieri of Hiram; a son, Dennis A. (Allison) Carmichael of West Virginia; three stepdaughters, Gail (Gary) Graves of New Lyme, Julie (Bob) Woods of Denmark and Jill Orris of Rocky River; three stepsons, Gary (Terri) Fetters of Arizona, Roger (Cindy) Fetters, Jr. of New Lyme and Bradley (Jodie) Fetters of Jefferson; five sisters, Almedah L. Evans of Canfield, Colleen F. Hartman of Gustavus, Susan M. Wolford of Vernon, Frances L. Hindes of Florida and Julie A. Morse of Kinsman; two brothers, Franz L. Morse of Warren and Ernest G. Morse of Austintown; 26 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, April 6 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Andover First United Methodist Church, 181 S. Main St.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the church with Rev. Ric Harvel officiating.
Burial will follow in Brownville Cemetery of New Lyme, Ohio.
In Nettie’s memory the family ask that you please consider a donation of your time or resources to assist someone in need.
Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service in charge of services with an online guestbook is available at www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com.
A television tribute will air April 5 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.