|Birth: ||Sep. 20, 1912|
|Death: ||Jan. 21, 2011|
Mrs. Minnie Evelyn Wilcox Hester was born September 20, 1912 in Pearson Chapel, Texas and passed away January 21, 2011 at the age of 98 years, 4 months and 1 day in the Winfield Healthcare in Crockett. She and her husband Travis Wilcox, opened a general store in which Minnie spent most of her days waiting on customers and filling big bills of groceries for residents of Vestula and Murray Farm. Mrs. Hester was a faithful member of the Lovelady First United Methodist Church and never missed a Sunday unless ill, which was almost never. She loved her church with all her heart and read her Bible daily. Mrs. Hester loved to cook, quilting, embroidering, crossword puzzles and gardening; and had a spring a fall garden each year.
Survivors include daughter, Jo Ann Starns Henry and husband, Roy of Porter Springs; one grandson, Christopher Dean Starns and wife, Renee; one great-granddaughter, Morgan Kate Starns; one great-grandson, Jacob Dean Starns all of the Creek Community; special nephew, Charles Arnold of Crockett; special niece, Nell Sinclair and husband, Leon of Bryan; special great-nephew, Larry Knox and wife, Susan of Crockett.
She was preceded in death by husbands, James Travis Wilcox and Harold Hester.
Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie Evelyn Wilcox Hester will be held Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in the Lovelady First United Methodist Church with Rev. Doug Howell and Rev. Jackie Harmon Snarr officiating. Interment will follow in the Creek Cemetery. Family will receive friends Monday evening 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
CALLAWAY-ALLEE FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements
Edd Arnold (1876 - 1967)
Lucy Sanders Arnold (1872 - 1931)
James Travis Wilcox (1905 - 1963)
Harold Hester (1904 - 1988)*
Dovie Delilah Arnold Knox (1898 - 1952)*
Verna Bell Harrelson (1901 - 1989)*
Delia Faye Arnold (1903 - 1976)*
Dollie Annie Arnold (1906 - 1925)*
Joel Kyle Arnold (1910 - 1997)*
Minnie Evelyn Wilcox Arnold Hester (1912 - 2011)
Sherman Arnold (1915 - 1926)*
Maintained by: Carol Anne Hoch
Originally Created by: Cecil Vaden Jr.
Record added: Jan 24, 2011
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