Mrs. Pat P. Hester

Mrs. Pat P. Hester, 78, of Ellijay, formerly of Kennesaw, died Monday, April 18, 2016, in her home after a brief terminal brain disease.

She was born Feb. 17, 1938, in Cartersville, to the late Lee and Vesta Grant. She and her family moved to Kennesaw when she was 7. She attended Sprayberry High School and was a life member of the Shiloh United Methodist Church. 

In 2006, she retired after 30 years in the florist business. She enjoyed people and was always so full of life. 

She is preceded in death by husband of 55 years, William T. (Bill) Hester  on Feb. 14, 2015.

She is survived by daughter, Renee Lacy, of Ellijay; grandson, Austin Lacy, of Ellijay; sister, Dot White, of Kennesaw; niece and husband, Debbie and Neal Carver, of Ellijay; and numerous other nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2016, from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with the Rev. Chad Kelly officiating. 

Music was by nephew, the Rev. Brent Davis. 

Interment was in the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton with Jerry Barnes attending.

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006