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Jo Ann (Cole) Hester

May 23, 1951 ~ November 18, 2017 (age 66)

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American Legion Service
November 20, 2017

4:00 PM

November 21, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home
2900 Citizens Pkwy
Selma, AL 36701

Funeral Service
November 21, 2017

11:00 AM
Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home
2900 Citizens Pkwy
Selma, AL 36701


Jo Ann (Cole) Hester, 66 of Selma passed away November 18, 2017 at her home with Aseracare Hospice.


Services will be at Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home Tuesday November 21s t with vitiation at 10am, funeral at 11am, and  followed by graveside service with family only.                                        


 Pastors James Duke Jr. and Arthur Thomas are officiating.


She is preceded in death by her parents David Talmadge (D.T.) Cole and Jewel Ellen (Jockisch) Cole.


She is survived by her husband John Wesley Hester Sr,; sons John Wesley Hester Jr., and Anthony Scott (Lisa) Hester; sister, Mary Ellen Cole; grandchildren, Austin Scott Hester, Katy Jewel Hester, and Zachary Cole Hester.


She retired from Bell South where she worked as a dispatcher for 32 years.


Jo Ann was a beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, church member, and a friend to all who knew her. She loved her Lord and is at peace with Him now.


Pallbearers are Austin Scott Hester, James Mahand, Mike Smedley, Donald Holbrook, Danny Hoggle, and Steve Cezar.


Honorary Pallbearers: AseraCare Hospice, Dr. Charles Gross, Dr. Ariel Anguiano, Bonnie Smedley, Sarah Elam, Ann Sommers, Beth Magyar, Sue Williams, and members of West End Baptist church


The family would like to thank all those family members and friends who visited, brought food, gave flowers and called to check on Jo Ann during her illness.


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