Hester Hendrix Hester Lee Hendrix peacefully passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior on the evening of February 25, 2014. She was born to Henry and Charlotta Young November 30, 1928 in Ada, Oklahoma. Hester is survived by one brother Hurley Young and his children Johnny and Pam Young. In 1948, she married the love of her life Samuel Hendrix who passed away in 1985. Their first child Louella was born in 1950, followed by their son Richard in 1954. She is survived by her son Richard Hendrix and daughter-in-law Debbie; her daughter Louella Hendrix Welch and son-in-law Robert. She was blessed with two granddaughters Stesha Welch Newkirk and Kaile Welch Timmons who blessed her with six great grandchildren, Logan, Ashlyn and Dilyn Newkirk; Maycee and Kambria Prado and Cashten Timmons. In 1957 the family moved from the Bay area to Tulare, California where she joined the Tulare Free Will Baptist Church. She faithfully attended until February 16, 2014. She enjoyed her grandchildren, great grandchildren, her pets, and working in her yard. She was kind, friendly and generous to all and will be missed by her family and friends. Visitation will be 12-8 pm, Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Peers Lorentzen Funeral Chapel. Graveside services will be at 2 pm, Monday, March 3, 2014 at Tulare District Cemetery.
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Peers-Lorentzen Funeral Service
132 W Kern Ave Tulare, CA 93274
Published in Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Adv-Register on Mar. 3, 2014