BELKNAP, Ill. — Bettajean Hester, 78, of Belknap died at 10:156 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, at Southgate Health Care Center in Metropolis.
She was a homemaker and member of Bethany Baptist Church near Cypress.
She is survived by one son, David Hester, and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Ray Hester; two daughters, Lucinda Rae Thimoleas and Carla Jane Blankenship; one granddaughter, and three brothers.
Her parents were Joseph E. and Dimple (Comer) Cheek.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.
Burial will be in Vienna Fraternal Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 2524 Farragut Drive, Suite A, Springfield, IL 62704; or to the Heather Harper Treat Memorial Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 98, Vienna, IL 62995.