Janet (Pope) Hester

March 17, 1938 ~ February 13, 2021 (age 82)


Janet Pope Hester, age 82, of Dublin, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2021.

Mrs. Hester was born in Laurens County on March 17, 1938, to the late Authur T. and Louise Bush Pope. She was a homemaker and loving mother, grandmother, and sister. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard L. Hester.

Survivors include her children, Richard L. Hester, Jr., of Dublin, Janet Maria Hester, of Newnan, Carla Louise Hester, of Dublin, and Michael S. Hester (Becky), of Taccoa; grandchildren, Devan T. Leaphart (Heather), of Smyrna, Katie Hester, and Connor Hester, both of Savannah; siblings, Jimmy Pope and Bonnie McMullen, both of Dublin, Nell Hilburn, of Atlanta, and Jerry Pope, of Cleveland, TN, and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Dublin Memorial Gardens. Celebrant Ken Shradar will officiate. Services will be live-streamed on the Facebook page of Townsend Brothers Funeral Home.

Townsend Brothers Funeral Home and Staff respectfully ask all in attendance to wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines.

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Graveside Service
February 17, 2021

2:00 PM
Dublin Memorial Gardens
2986 U.S. 80
Dublin, Georgia 31021

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