She was preceded in death by her husband, James Walter Hester, Sr. and her mother, Annie Neal Britt.
Mrs. Hester is survived by her son, James Walter Hester, Jr. and wife, Crystal of Hamlet ; her daughter, Lisa Hester Nuttall and husband, Robert of Rockingham; her father, Paul Britt, Jr. of Lumberton; four sisters, Paulette Collins of Wilmington, Carlene Britt, Mary Lee Carver and Rose Abrams all of Lumberton; and five grandchildren, Madison Hester, Dalton Nuttall, Alissa Nuttall, Kelsey Greene and Dustin Williams.
A funeral service was held on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 at Floyd Memorial Chapel in Lumberton with Rev. George Lashley and Rev. Tim Holden officiating. Visitation followed the funeral service.
Online condolences may be made at www.floydmortuary.net .