Sunday, February 16, 2014

Feb. 15, 2014 @ 05:22 PM

Bessie H. Hester

HENDERSON — Bessie Harris Hester, age 92, a resident of 120 Parham Road, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in a local nursing home.

Born Nov. 3, 1921, in Vance County, she was the daughter of the late Phil Thomas Harris and Bessie Ross Harris and the widow of Furney Green Hester Jr.

Mrs. Hester was a member of Spring Valley United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the J.M. White Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Calvin Dickenson and Rev. Henry Lovelace.

Burial will follow in Flat Rock United Methodist Church Cemetery.

She is survived by one daughter, Judith Virginia Hester of Henderson; two sons, Ralph Thomas Hester and wife Betty of Henderson and John Allen Hester of Piedmont, S.C.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends on Monday prior to the service from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at J.M. White Funeral Home. At other times, they will be at her home

Serving as active pallbearers will be Thomas Hester, Allen Hester, David Hester, Kelly Hester, Daniel Hester, J. T. Smith, Andrew Hester, Luke Hester and Walker Smith.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Spring Valley United Methodist, 955 Spring Valley Road, Henderson NC 27537.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.

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Mary J. Alexander

HENDERSON — Mary Edith Jones Alexander, 59, of 511 Hawkins Drive, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. today, Feb. 16, at the Davis-Royster Funeral Home chapel.

Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.

 

 

Charlie Champion

HENDERSON — Charlie Champion, 80, of 761 Tungsten Mine Road, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at the Davis-Royster Funeral Home chapel.

Visitation is from noon to 5:30 p.m. today, Feb. 16.

Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.