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Daily Obituaries

Obituaries for Aug. 31, 2015

Aug. 30, 2015
Funeral services for Joseph T. Hester, 88, of Choctaw County, Ala., will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 from North Oak Grove Baptist Church, with Dr. Scott Hogan officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:30-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 from the church.

Following the funeral service, interment will take place at North Oak Grove Cemetery.

A native of Choctaw County, Ala., he was a member of New Grace Baptist Church and had worked as a Maintenance Supervisor with Ciba. He died on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 at Colonel Robert L. Howard State Veterans Home in Pell City, Ala.

He is surveyed by two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas L. and Linda Hester of Silas, Ala., and Richard T. and Angie Hester of Livingston, Ala.; a sister and brother-in-law, Peggy Lee and Walter Tew of Millry; Ala.; three grandchildren and their respective spouses, Gina and Howard Hudson of Clara, Amber and Cody Mozingo of Clara and Ian Hester of Livingston; and a great-grandchild, Shanen Parker Hudson of Clara.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Leona Mae Hester; his parents, Euleon Monroe Hester and Mary Dee Hester; a son, Joseph Ray Hester; and four brothers, Euleon Leon Hester, Ray Taylor Hester, Red Alton Hester and Norman Henry Hester.

An online guestbook can be signed at

Freeman Funeral Home of Waynesboro is in charge of arrangements.
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