Betty Joan Hester

March 18, 1929-Dec. 19, 2021


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

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

Betty 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 50 years. She enjoyed being a farmwife and babysitting her grand-dog, Hank and her dog Lacy.

Betty is survived by her son, Phil (Carol York) Hester; three brothers-in-law, Jerry (Dorothy) Hester, Danny (Shirley) Hester and Glen Krout; 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.

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