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Hester, Dorothy Lee

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July 7, 1929 - October 23, 2014

Hester, Dorothy Lee

Dorothy Lee Hester died peacefully on October 23, 2014 in Dallas at the age of 85.

Dorothy was born on July 7, 1929 in Bullard, Texas to Haskell Tenery and Sudie Areta (White) Hawes. She married Golden (Goldie) Eugene Hester on October 3, 1952 in Portales New Mexico. They moved to Farmers Branch in 1969.
Dorothy retired from DISD after 20+ years as an elementary school teacher. Throughout her life she was active in church working with young children, youth and senior adults. Dorothy was devoted to her family and friends, especially her grandchildren who were the light of her life. She loved sewing, crafts, and cooking. She was especially known for her delicious cream pies, and peanut brittle. Dorothy was preceded in death by her wonderful husband, Goldie. She is survived by daughter Tresha Hester of Dallas; daughter and son-in-law Leisha and Brent Mullins of College Station; and grandchildren Emily and Matthew Mullins, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are welcome at Dallas North Funeral Home for Family Visitation from 4 — 7 pm on Sunday October 26, 2014. The funeral is scheduled for Monday October 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church Farmers Branch with interment at Hilltop Cemetery in Carrollton. Pastor Sam Underwood will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Dorothy’s life.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either First Baptist Church Farmers Branch or the Museum of the American G.I. in College Station, Texas.

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Bill Marcom

October 27, 2014 11:46AM

Dorothy, Happy Hearts. Really miss You. The church has been blessed by the work you have done for the Lord

Sharon Dye

October 26, 2014 12:10PM

I was one of the care givers of Dorthy at the Villiges we will miss her dearly may God Bless Tresha and family


October 26, 2014 9:05AM

I was one of the care giver for Dorthy at the Villages we will miss her dearly may God Bless Trisha and the family

Helen McIntyre

October 25, 2014 9:37AM

Dorothy was a long time friend. We worked together in our church day care be fore she started teaching school. I will miss her.