Rachel Lee Hester

Born: Tue., Nov. 21, 1939
Died: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018


1:00 PM to 2:30 PM, Thu., Oct. 18, 2018
Location: E.F. Drum Funeral Home Chapel

Graveside Service

3:00 PM Thu., Oct. 18, 2018
Location: Forest Lawn Cemetery

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Rachel Lee Hester, age 78, of Lincolnton, NC went home to be with our Lord on October 15, 2018 at Brian Center of Lincolnton, NC.  She was born on November 21, 1939 in Lincoln County to the late William Columbus and Vernie Bell Rumfelt Hester.  She worked in the textile industry for many years.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two sisters, Hazel Payseur and Doris Mathis. 

Ms. Hester is survived by one daughter, Lillian Adams Carte of Conover, NC; one granddaughter, Christina Karnes and husband Rodney of Lincolnton, NC; one Grandson, Ronnie Dale Carte and wife Jennifer of Denver, NC; four great grandsons, three great granddaughters, and one niece and one nephew.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 18, 2008 from 1:00p to 2:30 pm at E. F. Drum Funeral Home. Graveside service will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Lincolnton NC at 3:00pm.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Discovery Church Building Fund, Newton NC; Hospice of Lincoln County and Greater Hickory CCM, Hickory NC.

E. F. Drum is serving the Hester family.

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Tammy H Dotson
   Posted Tue October 16, 2018
Lillian - I'm so sorry for you that your mother has gone on to be with the Lord but I celebrate for her happy homecoming! Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Love ya!

Linda Gensheimer
   Posted Tue October 16, 2018
Praise God for the life of Rachel and for the kind, caring and faithful daughter she raised. Prayers for the family.

Rita Purvis
   Posted Wed October 17, 2018
Dear Lillian,
My heart goes out to you and your family. Prayers of healing for all during this time of loss. You are loved and now have the most guardian angel.

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