Betty Joan Hester

March 18, 1929 – Dec. 19, 2021

Betty Joan Hester, 92, Hillsboro, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021 at The Waters of Covington.

She was born in Roachdale on March 18, 1929 to the late Courtland Allen Eggers and Doris M. (Patton) Eggers Clore.

Mrs. Hester graduated from Roachdale High School in 1947, and she married the love of her life, John C. Hester, on Feb. 5, 1950. She retired from Milligan’s Florist after 5o years. She enjoyed being a farmwife and babysitting her grand-dog, Hank and her dog, Lacy.

Survivors include her son, Phil (Carol York) Hester; three brothers-in-law, Jerry (Dorothy) Hester, Danny (Shirley) Hester and Glen Krout; a sister-in-law, Beverly (Larry) Ricky; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John; and two sisters, Phyllis Krout and Katherine Eggers.

Cremation was chosen with a celebration at a later date. Sanders Funeral Care is entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at