Clarence Hester

Oconee Enterprise
Friday, March 13, 1925

Mr. Clarence Hester, aged 54 years, died at his home at Farmington last Friday morning after a short illness. Hr. (sic) Hester had been a resident of our county all his life and his death will bring sorrow to a score of relatives and friends in Oconee and adjoining counties. The funeral was conducted at Salem church last Saturday morning at 11 o'clock with Rev. Strozier in charge. The interment was in the church cemetery. The following gentlemen acted as pallbearers: C.G. Langford, Frank and Stephenson Hester, E.R. Smith, Hester Palmer and W.B. Farmer.

Surviving Mr. Hester are his wife Mrs. Escia Hester, one son, Mr. J.T. Hester, two brothers, Mr. Ira Hester and Mr. Francis Hester, three sisters, Mrs. V.J. Palmer, Mrs. W.C. Marzweilder and Miss Cora Hester, all of our county.

Mr. Hester was a son of the late Dr. J.T. Hester, prominent physician of our county. He was a member of the Methodist church since early boyhood and was prominent in the church and in affairs of his community, and a successful farmer.

Mr. Hester was one of the best and well known citizens of Oconee. Every one knowing him had the highest regard for him. He was a man that would go miles out of his way to do a friend a deed. The Enterprise joins the entire community in expressing sympathy to the bereaved ones.