Annie Merle Tanner Hester

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Annie Merle Tanner Hester

Annie Merle Tanner Hester NORMAN PARK, Ga. -- Annie Merle Tanner Hester, 69, of Norman Park, died Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Tift Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Cobb Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Brandon Jordan officiating. Interment will follow in Bridge Creek Cemetery.
Casketbearers will be Drew McCardle, Frankie Wilson, Duane Lasseter, Charlie Hamilton, Joe Hodge and Hank Flowers.
Born December 24, 1948 in Moultrie, she was the daughter of the late Henry B. Tanner and Pearlie Mae Suggs Tanner. Mrs. Hester loved growing up on her grandparents, John and Mary Suggs Farm. On November 9, 1965, she married the love of her life, John David Hester Sr. of Pavo. She will be most remembered for the extraordinary example of the Godly woman she was. She will be remembered as a very loving person who cared deeply for her family. Mrs. Hester will be missed more than words could ever say, but she is in heaven now, at John's side where she truly belongs. She retired after 20 years from Walmart Pharmacy, attended New Hope Baptist Church and was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Norman Park.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John David Hester Sr.
Survivors include a daughter, Tammy Hester Croy of Norman Park; son John David Hester Jr. of Norman Park; granddaughter, "Doodle-Bug", Mackenzie Croy Wilson and Steven of Moultrie; sisters, Janis French and Don of Quincy, FL, Jolene Hamilton of Moultrie, Jackie Gandy and the late Cecil of Hartsfield, Shelia Ray Tanner and the late Ronald of Moultrie; brother, Johnny Paul Selph and Bonnie of Moultrie.
The family will receive friends from 6:00PM-8:00PM Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Cobb Funeral Chapel.
Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
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Published on October 8, 2018
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