Tag: Emily Hester

James W Hester, Sr – On This Date in 1931

On this date the 21st of April in 1931, Emily’s father-in-law, James W Hester, Sr. was born in Walthall, Webster County, Mississippi. His parents, George Washington Hester, Sr.* and Annie Eva Moutry* had four children: 1- Myrtle Hester – Born on May 26, 1921 in Mississippi and died on July 16, 1997 in Hazlehurst, Copiah County, Mississippi. Married to…

James W Hester, Sr. – On This Date in 2004

On this date, the 6th of September in 2004, Emily’s father-in-law, James W Hester, Sr, passed away. He is entombed in Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson, MS next to his wife, Peggy Holiday Hester. Interesting Tidbits: I remember when my husband, James Jr. and I first married we lived down the street from his dad. Every morning…

Peggy Hester – On This Date in 1997

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…

Peggy Holliday – On This Date in 1936

On this date the 20th of June in 1936, Emily’s mother-in-law, Peggy Ann Holliday was born in Hinds County, Mississippi. Her parents, Frank Leslie Holliday, Jr.* and Dorothy Ogle* had five children: Maxine Holliday, Frank Leslie Holliday, III, Peggy Ann Holliday, Dorothy L. Holliday, and Lewis Stevens Holliday. *Source: Find a Grave

James and Emily Hester – On This Date in 2002

On this date in 2002, Emily Carol Adams married James W Hester Jr. at her sister, Krista’s home near Jackson, Mississippi. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Faye Hudnall. They have one child, Nathan and currently reside in Rankin County, Mississippi. Emily was born in Natchez, Mississippi to parents Floyd Dee Adams and Nelda Grace…