Elnora Wilcoxon Hester, 86, died on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.
She was a faithful member of Hilltop Missionary Baptist Church and a native of Valley Station, Ky.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin F. Hester Jr., whom she married on June 30, 1944; her parents, Virgil and Flora Stigall Wilcoxon; a son-in-law, John Pennington; and siblings, Lula Marie Drake, Roy Elwell and Lloyd Wilcoxon.
She is survived by her children, Kenneth T. (Carol) Hester of Shepherdsville, Barbara (Robert) Aldrich and Brenda (Larry) Arnold, both of Brooks, and Neil (Lisa) Hester of Shepherdsville, Michael (Vicki) Hester, Dalyn (Penny) Hester, both of Brooks, and Neil (Lisa) Hester of Shepherdsville; her siblings, Polly Harrison of Spokane, Wash., Margrete Rose Wilcoxon of California, Violet Sanderson of Mitchell, Ind., Burnie Wilcoxon of California and Bruce Wilcoxon of Bedford, Ind.; her grandchildren, Brian Hester, Delinda Geary, Rhonda Mosely, Renee Thompson, Gwen Hadley, Diana Choate, Shelby Hester, Leanne Hester, Andrew Hester and Sarah Hester.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, at Maraman Billings Funeral Home in Shepherdsville with the Rev. Robert Carter officiating. Burial will follow in Penn Run Cemetery. Visitation was from 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Friday. On-line condolences may be made at maramanbillings.com