Peggy Hester – On This Date in 1997

Peggy Holliday Hester

Peggy Holliday Hester

On this date the 4th of September in 1997, Emily’s mother-in-law, Peggy Hester passed away in Jackson, Mississippi.

Though she passed away before Emily was able to meet her, she left behind a number of hand-written recipe cards, newspaper articles and family photo albums, making researching family history so much easier.

Obituary Details:*

Peggy Holliday Hester was born on June 20, 1936 in Jackson, Mississippi and died on September 4, 1997 in Jackson, Mississippi. Her graveside service and entombment was held on September 6, 1997 at Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson, Mississippi.*

She was preceded in death by her parents Frank L. Holliday, Jr. and Dorothy Ogle Holliday, and brother Lewis Stevens Holliday.

Survivors included: husband James W Hester, Sr., son James W Hester, Jr. of Jackson, sisters Dorothy Vance of Raymond, and Maxine Wooten of Laurel, Mississippi.

*Source: Find A Grave

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