2017-08-09 / Obituaries

Sherman Hester

Retired

Thomas Sherman Hester, 97, passed away, Aug. 7, 2017, in Douglasville, Ga., while visiting relatives.

Mr. Hester was born Dec. 14, 1919, in Blakely, Ga., to the late James Marion Hester and Mary Zemma Anderson Hester Powell. He was a selfemployed cabinet maker, member of Cuba Presbyterian Church and a WWII veteran having served in the U.S. Army Air Force.

Survivors include one son, Tommy Hester and wife Michelle of Colquitt, Ga.; two sisters, Janie Hilton of Tampa, Fla., and Jimmie Nasworthy of Rex, Ga.; seven grandchildren; and 12 greatgrandchildren.

Funeral services will be today, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Manry- Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home with Rev. Sterling Jones officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in the Bush Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Haden Hester, Fulton Hester, Nakea Hester, Brian Martin, Andrew Chadwick and Hunter Chadwick.

Manry-Jordan- Hodges Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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