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April 19, 2009

JESSICA NIDA Jessica Breeann Nida, 21, of 6802 Potts Creek Road, died, Sunday, April 19, 2009. She was born April 27, 1987, in Alleghany County, a daughter of Ronny and Rita Brewster Nida of Covington. . Jessica was a 2005 graduate of Alleghany High School and was employed as a waitress for the Sheraton Hotel in Roanoke. She was a three year veteran of the Virginia National Guard serving as an E-4 Specialist in the E-429 Forward Support Company based in Roanoke and had completed one tour of duty in Iraq. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her brother, Cory Nida and his fiance' Mandy May, both of Covington; his paternal grandparents, Leonard and Bettie Nida of Covington and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins. The funeral service will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 PM in the Arritt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Nancy Hubbard officiating, assisted by the Rev. Jim Menefee. The interment will follow in Lone Star Cemetery with military rites conducted by the Virginia Army National Guard Honor Guard. Friends may pay their respects at anytime at Arritt Funeral Home. The family will receive their friends Tuesday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 PM at Arritt Funeral Home.
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