Alfred Hester
 Edward Buckner Hester
 Flora C. Hester
 Luthell C. Hester
 Magraw Hester

Alfred C. "Al" Hester, 75, Witty Lane, died at 4:05 p.m. Monday, June 23, 1997 at Pinecrest Manor following a long illness.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, Hopkinsville, with the Rev. John R. Christian officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 until 9 p.m. Wednesday.

A native of Christian County, he was born Aug. 16, 1921, the son of the late Wilburn P. and Maggie Bracey Hester. He was the retired owner of Hopkinsville Implement Co. which he operated from 1967 until 1985. He was an Army veteran of World War II and had earned a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He was a life member and former president of the Christian County Sheriff's Posse, was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the Masonic Lodge. He was also a member of the Sinking Fork Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Lucille A. Hester; a son, Greg Hester, Hopkinsville; a daughter, Doris H. Turner, Hopkinsville; a brother, Bill Hester, Brentwood, Tenn.; three sisters, Monico King, Russellville, Martha Seay and Esther Seay, both of Clarksville, Tenn.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Rev. Edward Buckner Hester
Graveside services for the Rev. Edward Buckner Hester, 74, Gracey, were slated for this morning (February 16, 2001) at Riverside Cemetery, with the Rev. Gary Smith officiating.
Lamb Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He died of natural causes at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001, at his home.

A native of Hopkinsville, he was born March 22, 1926. He was the son of the late Edward Brandon and Flora Bell Campbell Hester and was retired from the ministry of the United Episcopal Church, where he had served in the Order of St. Augustus of Canterbury. He was the administrative assistant to the bishop. He was a member of the Christian County Genealogical Society, a World War II Army veteran and served in the Air Force in Korea. A son, John Buckner Hester, died in 1992.

Survivors include two sons, David Neil Hester and Michael Edward Hester, both of Tallahassee, Fla.; three daughters, Deborah Sue Hester Cloud and Ann Elizabeth Hester Mathis, both of Marianna, Fla., and Mary Melanie Hester, Kissimmee, Fla.; and six grandchildren.

HERMITAGE, Tenn. -- Flora Campbell Hester, 92, Hermitage, formerly of Hopkinsville, died Monday, June 21, 1999 at Summitt Hospital, Hermitage, of natural causes.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, with the Revs. Lawrence Thompson and Thomas E. Raines Sr. officiating. Visitation will be from 2 until 4 and from 6 until 9 p.m. Thursday at Hibbett and Hailey Funeral Home, Nashville, Tenn.

A native of Hopkinsville, she was born Sept. 25, 1906, the daughter of the late Francis and Flora Bell Hurt Campbell. She was a retired Tennessee state employee. Her husband, E.B. Hester, and a son, James Hester, preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son, the Rev. Ed Hester, Hermitage; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

ELKTON, Ky. _ Luthell Cannon Hester, 80, Hopkinsville and formerly of Elkton and Sharon Grove, died at 5:55 a.m. Friday, December 6, 1996 at Covington's Convalescent Center of natural causes.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Martin Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert Stinson officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 tonight.

A native of Elkton, she was born May 1, 1916, the daughter of the late Arthur and Mary Fagg Cannon. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church, Hopkinsville. Her husband, Murriel Odell "Shorty" Hester, died in 1986.

Survivors include a brother, T.D. Cannon, Oneonta, Ala.

Magraw Hester, 86, Woodmont Drive, died at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 25, 1997 at Covington's Convalescent Center.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, Hopkinsville, with Michael Ray officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

A native of Mayfield, he was born Jan. 4, 1911, son of the late Eugene and Betsy Magraw Hester. He was a retired business manager and a member of Westwood Church of Christ and also was retired from the National Guard, where he attained the rank of first lieutenant. His wife, Lucille Larkins Hester, died June 28 of this year.

Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Magraw Hester Stewart, Tacoma, Wash.; a brother, James Hester, Clarksville, Tenn.; a sister, Sara Miller, Versailles; and a grandchildren.


In Memory.  ---  Sudie Jouett Hester, daughter of W.N. Hester, was born Jan. 11,1898, and died Oct. 7, 1904. She was 6 years, 8 months and 26 days old. She died of heart failure.    A Friend


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