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Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Obituary - Virginia G. Hester

Virginia G. Hester, age 90, of Raymore, Missouri passed away at home on Saturday, December 11, 2021.

A memorial service will be held at the Fellowship Baptist Church in Raymore on January 4, 2022. Visitation will be from 4:00 -5:00 p.m with the service from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Virginia was born in southeast Missouri to Ruben William Patterson and Ellen Jane (Kelly )Patterson. She was joined in marriage with Donald Ray Hester and was the mother of four children.

Her family and her church were her primary purpose in life. She taught Sunday school and vacation bible school for many years. She was known for her kindness and her gregarious personality. It was her labor of love to host the holiday meals at her house where many extended family were always invited.

Virginia was a licensed cosmetologist and business owner. Later in life, she became a professional artist. She was a member of the Tri-county Art League. She sold hundreds of paintings to patrons from all over the world.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of over sixty-two years, Donald Hester; her parents, Ruben (Buck) and Ellen Patterson; daughter, Connie Hester; and five siblings.

She is survived by her three loving children: Lin Dickerson (Larry(); Michael Hester (Ruth); Teresa Martin (Melvin). She leaves four grandchildren: Jen Yeager, Russell Dickerson, Heather Tracy, and Holly Martin. She leaves three great grandsons: Wyatt Yeager, Michael Dickerson, and Jett Dickerson. She also leaves her sister Elizabeth Barton and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore Missouri 816-322-5278.